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Assault, attempted robbery reported in Bozeman

Posted at 11:28 AM, Sep 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-12 13:28:10-04

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Bozeman Police officers are investigating an assault and attempted robbery that happened Tuesday evening.

According to a press release, officers responded to a reported of an assault at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 11. A Middle Eastern man in the area of 13th Ave. and Koch St. was walking home when he was approached by four white men.

The men reportedly began to attack the victim and attempted to remove personal property from him. The men then fled on foot.

One of the suspects was a white man, approximately 6’, slender with purple hair.

No one else was injured in the incident which police say appears to be an isolated incident.

The matter remains under investigation and anyone with info about the incident is urged to call Detective Robert Vanuka at (406) 582-2246 or Crimestoppers at 586-1131. You can also email