Boulder Police

Boulder police searching for man that robbed an elderly woman standing on her front porch

Posted on 01/10/2019 at 05:37 pm
Officer Kevin Marples


Update: 01/10/2019 at 5:08PM: Boulder police have released a composite sketch of the man who robbed an elderly woman standing on her front porch in the 3100 block of 11th Street on Jan. 8, at approximately 6:20 p.m.

Initial Press Release: On Jan. 8, at approximately 6:20 p.m., Boulder police responded to the 3100 block of 11th Street after an elderly woman was robbed while standing on her front porch looking at mail. The suspect came up to the victim from behind and said, ’gimme your purse.’ The victim did not comply with the demand, so the suspect pulled hard on purse which caused the victim to roll down her steps. The suspect fled on foot with the victim’s purse and cell phone, neither of which has been recovered. The victim was injured and is undergoing medical treatment.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in early his 20’s, between 5’05” and 5’08” tall with a regular build and small mustache. At the time of the incident, the suspect was wearing a light-colored hooded sweatshirt with horizontal stripes.

Anyone with information regarding the possible identity of the suspect is asked to call Detective Kurt Foster at 303-441-4329. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at crimeshurt.com. Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.

Media Contacts: 
Shannon Aulabaugh, Police and Fire PIO, 303-441-3370
Patrick von Keyserling, Communication Director, 303-441-4959