(NEW BEDFORD, Mass.) -- A 15-year-old girl was reportedly robbed Thursday morning while walking from her house to the bus stop.
The New Bedford Police Department reports that the girl had been walking on Rounds Street between Union and Arnold Streets when a man approached from the passenger seat of a parked van. The man allegedly grabbed at her backpack. The two struggled and the man eventually stole her bracelet.
The girl fled and was not seriously injured.
The suspect is described as a tan, white man who is very tall and thin. He is in his late teens or early twenties and has short, dirty blonde hair.
The van is described as a silver or grey Ford Transit Connect van with maroon lettering on the side.
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