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DENVER POLICE DEPARTMENT 

Gerald R. Whitman, Chief of Police


The mission of the Denver Police Department is to deliver high quality public
safety services so all people may share a safe and healthy environment.
 

PRESS RELEASE
 For Immediate Release
 Date: October 28, 2009
To: All Denver Police Officers, Media, Denver City Council, and
Denver Community Associations.
Contact: Sonny Jackson
Address: Office of the Chief
                  1331 Cherokee St., Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 720-913-6534
Fax: 720-913-7021
 
On October 2, 2009 about 4:15a.m. the victim a sixty year old female was walking in the 3000 block of
West Evans Avenue and observed two suspect vehicles pull up to her. The suspect jumped out of the
vehicle and approached her on foot. The suspect demanded to see her purse, then he grabbed it and
used bodily force to pull it away causing the victim to fall to the ground. The suspect returned to his
vehicle and fled in an unknown direction. The victim’s debit card was used a short time later at a 7-11
Store located at Federal Blvd. and Florida Avenue.
 The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, early 20 s, 5’10, medium build with black hair, wearing a
black jacket and blue jeans. The suspect is believed to be driving a white SUV.