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GRPD looking for purse snatching suspect

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Courtesy GRPD.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police in Grand Rapids are asking for help in identifying a suspect involved with a purse snatching last week.

Police say an employee of the JW Marriot was assaulted and robbed the morning of Friday, July 8 in the parking ramp at 235 Louis St NW. Her purse was stolen.

GRPD describe the suspect as a black male in his late teens to early 20’s, standing around 6 feet tall with a thin build. He was last seen wearing black basketball shoes, tan cargo shorts, and a black shirt with logos on the front and back.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Grand Rapids Police at 616.456.3816 or anonymously through Silent Observer at 616.774.2345 or www.silentobserver.org.


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