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Police looking for attempted robbery and assault suspect

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

At 6:41 this morning, the Mitchell Department of Public Safety received a report of a male subject who attempted to steal a car that was parked on the 700 block of N. Iowa St. An adult woman was in the car at the time of the incident. The male subject opened a car door and assaulted the woman who was inside the car. The suspect attempted to pull the woman from the car and fled Northbound from the scene after a short struggle with the woman.

The suspect was described as being a skinny Native American Male, approx. 20 years old, approx. 5’5” tall with short dark hair, no facial hair and acne scars on his cheeks. The suspect was wearing a T-Shirt and blue jeans. There is no further description. This incident occurred at approx. 6:30 a.m.

If you see someone who resembles this suspect, or if you have information regarding this incident, call The Mitchell Police Division at ph. 605 995-8400. Anonymous tips call also be made t o Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers at or ph. 605 996-1700. 

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