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Police in Iowa City search for a robbery suspect

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Iowa City police are looking for a suspect in an early morning robbery.

The incident happened at around 12:25 a.m. Saturday morning, in the 200 Block of South Johnson St.  

Iowa City Police officers say they were flagged down by two men saying their female friend had just been mugged.

According to the victim a black male approached her and asked her if she had any money.  She said she did not and the male grabbed her purse and took off running towards down town Iowa City.

The suspect was described as a black male, average in height and weight and is approximately 18-20 years old.  He was wearing a red shirt, black ball cap and dark colored pants. 

If you have any information about this crime you're asked to contact CrimeStoppers at (319) 358-TIPS (8477).  

$1000 cash reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

 

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