Scranton Police Department

Scranton Police Trying to Identify A Suspect

November 29, 2017 - 8:45 am

The Scranton Police Detective Division is currently investigating a strong arm forcibly robbery that occurred back on October 14, 2017 within the 300 block of Adams Avenue. The victim was reportedly walking alone in the 300 block of Adams Avenue after stopping at a downtown convenience store. The suspect is described as a black male, being in his 30’s, medium build, wearing gray clothing, carrying a black backpack having yellow striping, and wearing royal blue Nike sneakers. The suspect confronted the victim demanding his wallet. The victim refused to turn his wallet over and the suspect assaulted him before forcibly removing his personal belongings. The suspect is observed on video surveillance loitering  in the downtown area before the robbery. He also was observed outside of the City Market before the robbery. Anyone with information on this male is asked to contact the Scranton Police Detective Division at 570-348-4139.

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