At about 4:45PM yesterday, 6 June, officers responded to a report of a robbery on Rosett Close, in West Bay. A woman had been walking when she was approached by a man who brandished a knife and demanded her handbag. The man fled into nearby bushes with the bag which contained cash and personal items. The woman was not injured in the incident, and the stolen bag, without cash, was later located nearby.
The suspect is described as being between 5’8” and 5’10” in height, of brown complexion, and was wearing a long-sleeved gray shirt, dark pants and had his face covered with a shirt.
The matter is currently under investigation. Anyone with any information or who may have seen anything suspicious in the area is asked to contact West Bay CID at 949-3999.
Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.