Lights & Sirens

Go behind the yellow tape with The News Tribune

NOTICE: Lights & Sirens has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Lights & Sirens.
Visit the new section.

UPDATED: Man robbed, suffers broken nose in downtown Tacoma, police report

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on May 4, 2012 at 8:51 am |
May 4, 2012 9:43 am

UPDATED at 9:42 a.m.:

Tacoma police are searching for a man suspected of assaulting and robbing another man Thursday night downtown.

The victim told Tacoma police he was walking down the sidewalk in the 700 block of Market Street about 9:30 p.m. when a man approached, police reported.

The suspect hit the victim, knocking him to the ground. The suspect grabbed the victim’s wallet and two cellphones, then got into a nearby vehicle.

The victim suffered a broken nose and eye injury. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

No arrests have been made.

The suspect was described as a white, in his 20s, 5 feet 8 to 6 feet and 170 pounds, Tacoma police spokesman Mark Fulghum said. He had short, brown hair and wore dark clothing.

The vehicle was described as a dark-colored, mid-sized sedan.

The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for Report violators to