A woman reported an armed robbery Wednesday morning near the intersection of Davis Street and Lewis Boulevard, according to a release from the St. Augustine Police Department.
The release says the complainant told officers that while walking near the intersection she was approached by a man who displayed a firearm and demanded her belongings. She refused but said the suspect then grabbed her purse off her left shoulder and ran to a vehicle parked on Lewis Boulevard.
The suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years old, 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches and wearing a red and white striped polo shirt. The suspect’s head was covered with a shirt, concealing his identity. The vehicle is described as a newer model black four-door sedan.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Michal Ochkie at 825-4385.