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Purse-Snatching Near Campus on 2/8/11

Wednesday February 9 2011 - Grand Rapids, MI - In compliance with the Timely Notice provision of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, the GRCC Police Department is giving notice of a possible threat to the community:

The GRCC Police Department was just made aware of a purse snatching that occurred near our College Campus. At approximately 4:30 p.m. on February 8, 2011, a female student was walking in the area of Bostwick south of Fountain near the Grand Rapids Public Library when a suspect described as a black male, medium complexion, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black jacket, and black stocking cap walked past the victim, turned back, grabbed the purse and ran off.