On May 9, 2021 at approximately 10:30 PM, a WRPD Officer was notified that a resident had just been robbed by male while in the 500 block of Penn Avenue. The victim advised that the male ran up to her, grabbed her wallet (containing cash and other items), took the wallet from her and then fled on foot. The Officer conducted an initial investigation and, ultimately, turned the investigation over to the WRPD Criminal Investigation Division for further investigation. On June 9, 2021, a WRPD Criminal Investigator interviewed a male, identified as Damian Antonio GARCIA-GARCIA, in reference to this investigation. During that interview, GARCIA-GARCIA admitted that he robbed the victim and stole her wallet. GARCIA-GARCIA was taken into custody and brought before the District Justice to answer to the listed charges.
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