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Incident Report for Case #2018-288394

Incident Type


Incident Date

07/29/2018 - 7:20 AM


300 block N. Lake St.


Dark-skinned M/B, 40's, approx. 5'8", thin to medium build, light facial hair, wearing a bright orange jacket with possibly a dark shirt underneath, dark knee-length shorts


Adult F/W


Victim was walking westbound on 600 W. Johnson St. and noticed suspect walking behind her.  Victim turned and was walking north on 300 N. Lake St. when suspect ran up to her and threw her down, then grabbed the bag she was carrying.  They struggled over it for about 15 seconds before the suspect let go and ran east through the alley between the Fluno Center and UW's Lake & Johnson parking ramp.  Victim had minor injuries not requiring medical attention.  Investigation continuing.

Released 07/29/2018 at 10:26 AM by Lt. John Radovan

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.