Woman robbed, stabbed in southeast Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Police are looking for the man who robbed and attacked a woman early Tuesday, Oct. 18, in southeast Grand Rapids.

It happened around 5 a.m. in the area of Bates Street and Dolbee Avenue. Investigators say a 57-year-old woman was walking down the street when a man approached and demanded her belongings.

Police say they got into a struggle and the woman was stabbed in the legs before the suspect ran away. She is expected to be OK.

The suspect is described by police as a 6-foot tall, thin black man between the ages of 25 and 30. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

The incident remains under investigation. If you have any information, please call GRPD at 616-456-3400 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.

(© 2016 WZZM)


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