Daily Crime Report

October 20, 2008 by  
Filed under Breaking News

Sunday night was not a good night to be out on the street in Ypsilanti as one woman was robbed and a man was assaulted in two separate events.

8:50p : The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating an unarmed robbery that occurred at approximately 8:50 p.m. October 19 on the bridge located on Leforge Rd. Ypsilanti Police reported that two male suspects approached a female EMU student walking north on the bridge and demanded her purse. The suspects took her purse and a binder. The suspects then fled south on foot toward the Peninsular Apartment Complex. The purse and binder were the only items reported as stolen. The victim was uninjured.

The victim described the two suspects as African American males. The victim described one suspect as wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt with a tee shirt or bandana pulled up over his face and possibly wearing khaki pants. The victim described the second suspect as wearing a larger dark hooded sweatshirt, but was unable to provide anything further.

11:50p : The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating an attempted unarmed robbery that occurred at approximately 11:50 p.m. on October 19, at the intersection of St. Johns and Ann St. Ypsilanti Police reported that three male suspects approached a male EMU student walking across the intersection when one suspect punched the victim in the head and demanded money. The suspects then fled on foot in an unknown direction. Nothing was reported stolen. The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The victim described the three suspects as African American males. The victim described the suspect that punched him as having a light skin complexion, light facial hair, 6’ – 6’1”, 175 lbs., wearing a dark coat and black doo rag. The victim was unable to provide any physical description of the other two suspects.

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