Assault and Robbery at Yankee Car Wash

On Thursday, February 4, 2016, a local resident reported being assaulted and robbed at the Yankee Car Wash, located at 2321 Big Horn Avenue, in Cody. The victim stated that she was vacuuming her car at approximately 3:00 AM on Wednesday, February 3, 2015, when she was attacked from behind by a white male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants. According to the victim’s report, the male grabbed her from behind and demanded the money in her purse. After giving the male her money, the suspect then struck the victim multiple times and then ripped her purse away from her. During the struggle, a bottle of prescription medication fell from the victim’s purse and spilled onto the ground. The male grabbed some of the pills off of the ground then fled in an unknown direction. The victim described the male as being approximately 5'10" tall and weighing 165 lbs. This incident is currently under investigation and no further information is available. If anyone has any information regarding this case, please contact Cody Police Officer Eric Wright at (307)527-8700. Or you can make an anonymous report via our Crime Tip Webpage, Here #reboot #news