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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Detectives searching for suspect in strong-arm robbery

The Bellevue Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect in a strong-arm robbery on the 10100 block of Northeast Eighth Street.

On Monday, at approximately 4:30 p.m., a man confronted a woman on the northwest corner, outside Bellevue Square, and forcibly stole her purse. The suspect was last seen running across Northeast Eighth Street.

The 30-year-old East County resident was not transported for any injuries at the time of the incident. The victim's description of the suspect aided detectives in rendering a sketch.

The suspect was described as a biracial male, approximately 18 years old, 5-foot-6, 140 pounds, with black hair/brown eyes, wearing a gray hooded sweater and baggy pants.

If you have any information related to this crime, please call the Bellevue Police, 425-452-4129.

Sketch of suspect

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450 110th Ave. NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Officer Seth Tyler
Phone: 425-452-4129
E-mail: bellevuepd@bellevuewa.gov

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