Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, May 05, 2008

05-05-08 Strong Armed Robbery

05-05-08 Strong Armed Robbery

Boise, May 5th, 2008 -  At approximately 8:02 PM a female victim had put her purse on top of her vehicle parked in the WalMart parking lot on the 8300 block of Overland. While removing her young child from the back seat, our suspect grabbed the purse and jumped into a waiting vehicle being driven by a second suspect. As the suspect vehicle drove off, our victim, who was still struggling to keep her purse, was dragged a short distance.

A suspect vehicle description was put out and at approximately 8:08 pm, a Boise Police Officer stopped a car matching the description in the Savers parking lot on Fairview and 5 Mile. A witness to the crime positively Identified the vehicle and our victim positively Identified the suspects. Our victims purse was located inside the vehicle.

Arrested: Robyn Blu Frucht, 23 years old of Boise

Charge: Robbery, Felony

Arrested: Dawn R Ong, 26 years old of Nampa

Charge: Robbery, Felony

Anyone with further information is urged to call crime stoppers at 343-COPS.

Release Prepared By:
Lt. S Niccolls