Tourist robbed in Tumon

SUSPECT VEHICLE: A screenshot from surveillance footage obtained by police shows a faded, dark Toyota Tacoma fleeing on Route 14 in Tumon after the driver snatched a tourist's purse. Photo courtesy of the Guam Police Department

On May 19, officers from the Tumon Precinct Command responded to a robbery that occurred on Fujita Road in Tumon.

The preliminary investigation suggests that around 3:30 p.m., a female tourist was walking on Fujita Road toward Route 14, Chalan San Vitores in Tumon, when she noticed a pickup truck following her.

The operator of the truck then reached out and grabbed the tourist's purse and was seen driving south on Route 14.

The victim did not report any injuries.

During the course of the investigation, officers were able to obtain surveillance footage which captured the suspect vehicle described as a faded, dark Toyota Tacoma.

Anyone with information about this crime or any other crime is urged to call the Guam Police Department at 472-8911 or 475-8615~7. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call the Guam Crime Stoppers 24-hour hotline at 477-HELP or submit a tip online at All calls will remain anonymous and a cash reward of up to $1,000 could be paid if the information provided leads to an arrest or a grand jury indictment.