Council Bluffs PD investigating robbery

Posted at 10:33 PM, Oct 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-31 23:34:35-04

Council Bluffs Police are investigating a robbery that took place Monday night at 1st Ave.

At around 8:50 pm, CBPD officers were dispatched to the 800 block of 1st Avenue on a Robbery.

Officers met with the victim, 21 year old James Peterson.

Peterson told officers while he was walking in the 100 block of South 10th street, going to a friend’s home, he was approached from behind by a man.

The man demanded Peterson to give him everything, while pointing a silver handgun at him. Peterson gave this male his personal property.

The suspect took Peterson’s property and fled the area in a southbound direction.

Peterson was not injured in this incident and there were no witnesses.

 Peterson described this male as 5”11 to 6’, 250 to 260 lbs. possibly Hispanic with a goatee.

The suspect was dressed in a white shirt with black clothing and a black beanie. The male had his face painted with black and green paint, with a pattern of stripes and dots.

This investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information that was in the area at the time of this incident is encouraged to contact this Division at 712-328-4728 or call Crime Stoppers at 712-328-7867