Grand Forks Police Investigate Robbery


The Grand Forks Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred Monday morning.

According to the police department, the robbery, in the 2300 block of South 17th Street, was reported at 6:53 a.m.

The victim, a 62-year-old Grand Forks woman, had exited her apartment, when she was approached by a male subject, who brandished a knife and demanded money. She gave the subject a small amount of cash, and the suspect pushed her away and fled.

The suspect rode away from the area on a bicycle.

Police say the incident had occurred an estimated 30 minutes before the report was made, and that the victim suffered no injuries.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, approximately six feet tall, slim build, shoulder length brown hair, blue jeans, a light colored t-shirt with the sleeves ripped off, minimal facial hair and his age to be in his early to mid 20’s. The suspect remains unidentified.

The case is active, and anyone with information is urged to contact Grand Forks Police at 701-787-8000.