Georgetown police seeking robbery, assault suspect

GEORGETOWN – Town of Georgetown Police are attempting to identify a suspect involved in a gun-point robbery and assault of a female Wednesday afternoon.

Surveillance camera photo of the suspect sought by Georgetown police in the Nov. 1 robbery and assault.

Investigation revealed the incident occurred at about 1:20 p.m. Nov. 1.

The female victim was sitting in her vehicle parked in a private parking lot south of East Market Street between South Race Street and Railroad Avenue when the door was pulled open by the suspect who placed a gun to the victim’s head, Georgetown Police Department spokesman Det. Joey Melvin said.

The suspect demanded that the victim hand over her belongings. The suspect reached inside the vehicle and grabbed the victim’s purse, Det. Melvin said..

After grabbing the purse, the suspect struck the victim with a gun numerous times to the back of her head. The suspect then ran towards East Market Street, investigation revealed.

Further investigation revealed video surveillance footage of the suspect operating a dark in color GMC Yukon. Convenience store video was also collected which provided images of the suspect.

The GMC Yukon operated by the robbery suspect.

The suspect was wearing a gray in color hooded sweatshirt with “Cape Vikings” lettered on the front and blue sweatpants. The suspect also dropped their keys during the robbery which were reportedly attached to an Eagles lanyard.

Anyone with information on the robbery suspect is asked to contact Georgetown police at 856-6613 or contact Crimestoppers at 1-888-TIP-3333.

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