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Police looking for man who attacked woman unloading groceries

Robbery suspect
Amarillo Crime Stoppers is asking for help identifying an aggravated robbery suspect in this week’s “Crime of the Week”.

On August 5th around 2:55 am, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to a robbery in the 5800 block of SW 48th. The victim, a 72 year old female, told officers that she had been unloading groceries out of her vehicle when a man came inside the garage and choked her from behind.

The male suspect started to pull the victim out of the garage and eventually tripped and fell down. He got up and then left with the victim’s purse in a white car, possibly a Honda Civic.

Investigators confirmed the victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

If you have any information on this crime or know who this suspect is, call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400. You can also submit an anonymous tip online at amapolice.org or by using the P3 Tips App. If your tip leads to an arrest you could earn a reward of up to $1,000. Remember to “Say It Here” with Amarillo Crime Stoppers.

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