Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Update - Armed Robbery Person Of interest Identified

Update - Armed Robbery Person Of interest Identified

Boise Police are still seeking information and leads on the below listed person of interest.

However, it is likely the suspect in this incident received serious head injuries, and police would like information from anyone who has information of a person with unexplained head wounds.

Persons with information or knowledge of this incident are asked to contact Ada County Dispatch at 377-6790 with the information, or they may contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.

Armed Robbery Person of Interest Identified

Boise, April 20th, 2006 – Boise Police are searching for a person of interest in connection with a armed robbery that took place this morning. At approximately 10:22AM a man entered a house under construction on the 6600 block of Ustick and attempted to rob two construction workers with a handgun. A struggle took place during which the suspect was injured, and

disarmed. The man fled in a vehicle from the location.

Police are looking for: 20 year old Patrick Artis of Boise. He may be wearing blue jeans with a light colored long sleeve shirt with a dark vest. This individual may have injuries to his head area.

Vehicle description: This individual may be driving an older model white Nissan compact car and may have a black bra on the front. Possibly a Nissan Stanza.

Anyone with information about this suspect is urged to contact the Boise Police department immediately or call 343-COPS.

Release Prepared by:

Charles McClure, Boise Police Public Information