Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

10-24-07 UPDATE: Strong Arm Robbery

10-24-07 UPDATE: Strong Arm Robbery
    Update: Boise Police, working with witnesses, have developed composite sketches of the two people who robbed a laundromat off Overland Rd. late last Saturday night.
    The updated descriptions of the suspects include:
    The male suspect is believed to be approx. 6 feet tall, with a thin build and in his 20's. He may have tribal-type band tattoos on his biceps.
   The female suspect is also in her 20's, heavier build, approx 5' 6" tall with sandy blond hair. Her first name may be Krista or Kristie, as the male suspect called her by that name during the robbery.
    Anyone with any information on this case is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.



Original Release:


    Boise, Oct. 21, 2007 - Boise Police are searching for a male and female who robbed a laundromat business off Overland Rd. last night at approx. 11:00 p.m.
    Witnesses tell officers the couple walked into the establishment in the 1600 blk of S. Abbs St. and physically forced the clerk into a back room while they attempted to obtain money from the business. They were last seen leaving on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
    Witnesses describe the robbers as follows: 1. White female, early 20's with shoulder length curly hair, medium build, last seen wearing a gry/blu jacket and capri pants. 2. White male, early 20's, 6'0" with tattoos on arms, last seen wearing a plaid shirt with a blk tanktop and workboots.
    An area search by officers arriving on scene has not turned up the suspects so far.
    Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.