Police issue photos of suspect in assault and robbery in downtown Grand Rapids

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UPDATE: The suspect in the photos was arrested hours after these images were released.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Images of a young man thought to have assaulted and robbed a JW Marriott Hotel employee have been released by Grand Rapids Police, who are asking the public for help.

While the crime took place July 8, a release from the Grand Rapids Police Department says the images were recently obtained.

The assault and robbery took place in the parking ramp just south of the hotel at about 6:50 a.m. that day.

The images appear to have been taken at a Rapid Silver Line stop.

GRPD describes the suspect as a black male in late teens or early 20s, around six feet tall. He was seen wearing black basketball shoes, tan cargo shorts, and a black shirt with a large logo on the front and a small logo near the collar on the back.

If you know anything, call the Grand Rapid Police Departmant at 616-456-3816 or anonymously pass along information to Silent Observer at 616-774-2345 or 1-866-774-2345.

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