Anacortes, WA- Officers with the Anacortes Police Department responded to reports of a robbery outside a grocery store in the 900 block of 11th Street just before 6:00 a.m. on October 7th, 2018.
According to a NIXLE press release from the Anacortes Police Department, investigators on scene learned that two men were speaking casually outside the store for several minutes when the victim, a man in a wheelchair, attempted to leave. The suspect pulled the man’s fanny pack off, pulling him from his wheelchair in the process. The suspect then ran southbound along Q Avenue. Officers searched the area but were unable to find the man. The victim sustained minor injuries in the incident.
The suspect is described as a tall, slender, dark-skinned male in his 20’s with dark facial hair. He was wearing a dark beanie, a dark-colored hoodie with “CAL” printed on the front, dark pants and white athletic shoes.
If you have any information on the incident, you are asked to contact the Anacortes Police Department via Skagit 9-1-1 or at (360) 428-3211. Reference case number 18-A08007 when you call.