Attempted Robbery in Grand Forks

(Grand Forks, ND) -- The Grand Forks Police Department is asking for your help in finding the person responsible for an attempted armed robbery early Saturday morning.

Authorities say at about 6 a.m, a Male victim was walking home in the 300 block on N. Washington Street when he was approached from behind by a suspect wearing a Red, Black, and Green sweatshirt and blue jeans, who claimed to be armed with a handgun and demanded the victim’s wallet.

The suspect is described as a black male about 5’10” to 6’2”, with a very slender build in his early 20’s. The victim was able to flee the scene to a local convenience store and report the incident.

The suspect was last seen in the area of 4th Avenue North and N. Washington Street walking westbound. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect. 

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Grand Forks Police Department at (701) 787-8000.

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