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Woman Robbed of Purse

February 26, 2013
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Police on St. Croix are investigating a First Degree Robbery that occurred on Route 69 in Estate Grove Place in the vicinity of the shanty. A taxi driver said she was robbed of her purse which contained about $200.00 The robbery happened on February 25 at about 2 p.m. 

The taxi driver told police there was one male in her vehicle while she was in the Grove Place area driving in a northerly direction. The passenger grabbed her hand bag and held an unknown object to her side. The driver released her handbag to the passenger because he threatened her life. The man then ran out of the taxi into a bushy area. The suspect is described as being slim, with a light complexion, about 5’ 6” wearing a white tee-shirt, long black pants, a black baseball cap with a red and white design on the front and he had a black back pack on his back. Police searched for the suspect but did not locate him.

Police are urging anyone who has information regarding this robbery or thinks they know the suspect to call detectives at 712-6037, 712-607, 911, or you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. Remember, this suspect may have robbed a taxi driver on that day, but tomorrow you or one of your family may be his victim. If you know something say something.

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