Grand Forks police report robbery early Monday morning

Police ask nearby residents to check cameras. Incident occurred in 1800 block of 28th Avenue South.

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A Grand Forks Police Department squad car, pictured at an incident in April 2021. Grand Forks Herald photo.
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GRAND FORKS — Police were called early Monday, July 4, after a man allegedly grabbed a woman's purse at an apartment complex, then fled the scene on a bicycle.

The incident occurred shortly after 4 a.m. in the 1800 block of 28th Avenue South.

According to a report from the Grand Forks Police Department, the subject is described as a white man, about 5-foot-8 with a slim build and short hair. He was wearing sleeveless shirt, gray shorts and a hat. He appeared to be in his early 20s. As of Monday morning, he still was unidentified.

Residents and businesses in the area are asked to check any outdoor or residential cameras they might have in an effort to identify the man. Anyone with information should call 701-787-8000 or submit a tip through the GFPD's Facebook page, website or via the Tip411 app.

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