Police searching for robbery suspect

(PNC file photo)

Guam – A robbery committed in broad daylight now has local authorities on the hunt for the suspect.

The suspect is described as being in his 40’s or 50’s, possibly local, having a medium build, and black wavy hair. He was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt and blue shorts.

According to GPD Spokesperson officer Paul Tapao, the suspect entered the Baik Acupuncture Clinic in Tamuning where he grabbed the victims purse and fled on foot. Police say that the victim and her husband chased the suspect and confronted him within one of the establishments at the K.G.plaza. During the confrontation the suspect allegedly assaulted the victim and her husband as they struggled over the purse. The suspect was allegedly seen fleeing on foot towards the parking lot of the Guam greyhound Park.

If you have any information regarding this incident please contact 477-4357.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.