August 11th, 2018 by

Woman assaulted, drugs stolen

Belleville police are hoping the public can help identify a suspect after a woman was mugged Thursday night.

Police report a man assaulted a woman from behind as she was walking on Everett Street near Catharine
Street around 10:30.

He unsuccessfully tried to steal her purse  but managed to run away with a plastic bag containing prescription medicine.

The suspect  is described as white, in his mid 20s, about 5’9″ tall with a medium build and short dark hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Belleville Police or Quinte Crime Stoppers.