Robbery reported on Forsyth
[Updated: August 21, 8:54 a.m.]
A female walking on Forsyth Boulevard was robbed of her cell phone at approximately 1:50 p.m. Tuesday.
According to a crime advisory sent out to the Washington University community, the victim was approached from behind by a male on the 6200 block of Forsyth and asked to hand over her cell phone. As the victim turned to face the assailant, he grabbed the phone from her hand and ran east into Forest Park.
The assailant was described as a black male in his early 20s, standing at about six feet in height and weighing about 190 pounds. He was wearing a black-and-red baseball cap, a white athletic shirt with black sleeves and black jeans.
The victim was not harmed, and no weapon was used.
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