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Incident Report for Case #2018-262536

Incident Type


Incident Date

07/12/2018 - 2:40 AM


W. Gorham St. at N. Bassett St.


The victim was talking on the phone while walking home.  The suspect ran up to the victim and tried to pull her purse away from her.  The victim struggled to hold onto her purse, at which point the suspect punched her in the face.  The victim then dropped her phone, which the suspect picked up.  The suspect then fled the area on foot. 

Released 07/12/2018 at 5:10 AM by Sgt. Galen Wiering

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.