Officers Capture Suspect Who Assaulted a Woman and Stole Her Purse downtown

On March 25th at approximately 11:35 a.m. an adult male suspect approached the female victim who was at the corner of 1st Avenue and Pike Street.  The suspect struck the victim, stole her purse and fled the scene on foot. 

Responding officers located and arrested the suspect in Victor Steinbrueck Park. 

The victim did not require medical attention.