CRIME OF THE WEEK
Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help for a robbery incident that occurred near the Beach Garden Hotel and Apartments in Garapan.
On Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at 8:50pm, police responded to a robbery incident at the intersection of Chichirica Avenue and Llat Street in Garapan, west of the Beach Garden Hotel and Apartments.
Police learned that the victim, a 35-year-old Asian female, was walking east on Llat Street with three of her friends when they saw the suspect’s car pass them, heading west. The suspect’s car came to a stop and a male suspect wearing a pair of board shorts and dark T-shirt exited the car. The suspect ran toward the victim and grabbed her purse. The victim struggled with the suspect, causing the victim to fall. The suspect then ran back to the car with the victim’s purse, entered the car, and fled the area.
The suspect’s car is described as a gray/silver Toyota Yaris. Witnesses described the car’s driver as a man. The items stolen include one white purse containing the victim’s Chinese passport, driver’s license, ID’s, credit cards, the victim’s wristwatch, two cell phones, a pair of sunglasses, and foreign currency. The victim received minor injuries.
DPS and Crime Stoppers need your help. Contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 234-7272 should you want to remain anonymous or use its website at www.nmicrimestoppers.net. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 for any information leading to an arrest. It pays to call. (PR)