Each day Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service, not all of which result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of significant events over the last 24-hour period. Items contained herein are based on information available at the time of its release and should not be interpreted as an admission or finding of guilt. Arrest information may differ from formal charges filed by the prosecuting agency.
Strong Arm Robbery
55 N. 300 W.
An 18-year-old female was walking along the street using her cell phone when a male suspect grabbed the phone from her hand and fled. She pursued, yelling out for help. A bystander saw what was going on, intervened and tackled the suspect, holding him for police. Grant Tingey (2/22/91) was booked for robbery.
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