Robbery & Assault
Tacoma Gas Station Customer
Tacoma Police detectives need your help to identify the suspect responsible for an assault and robbery. At 1:40 a.m. on Saturday May 23rd, 2015, the pictured suspect attempted to forcefully steal money from a customer inside the AmPm store located in the 3600 block of Center St. in the City of Tacoma.
The victim was removing money from his wallet when he dropped several $20 bills on the floor. The suspect grabbed at the money, then repeatedly pushed and climbed on top of the victim while trying to steal the cash. The suspect was able to tear half of a $20 bill out of the victim’s hands before fleeing the business in a newer black sedan.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 30 years old, 5’6” tall and 190 lbs. During the robbery he was seen wearing a purple baseball hat, a blue long sleeve shirt and tan pants.
Receive up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person responsible in this case.