Shortly after 10:00PM yesterday, 15 August, officers responded to a report of a robbery that had taken place on Mount Pleasant Road in West Bay, near to Vibe Lane. A woman had been walking when she was approached from behind by an unknown man on a bicycle, who attempted to take her phone from her. She was able to keep hold of the phone, however the man then grabbed a chain from her neck and rode off on the bicycle in the direction of Meadow Avenue. The woman was not injured in the incident.
The suspect is described as being between 5’10” and 6’ tall, of light complexion, and was wearing a black short sleeved shirt, long black pants and a red hat which covered his face. He was riding a black bicycle.
The matter is currently under investigation and police are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at or shortly after 10:00PM and who may have seen anything suspicious to come forward. Anyone with information is asked to contact West Bay CID at 649-3999.
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.