Assault and Robbery on Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge being investigated


July 12th, 2019 by Chris Parks

The Council Bluffs Police Department is investigating a reported assault and robbery early Friday on the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge.

Omaha Police were contacted by 4 males and 1 female at the Double Tree Hotel, stating they were assaulted and items were stolen from them while they were on the pedestrian bridge. Officers located the crime scene on the Iowa side of the bridge and requested assistance from Council Bluffs PD at 2:54am.

The suspects were described as 4 black males and 1 black female. The victims had minor injuries and had money, wallets, and cell phones stolen.

If anyone has any information on the case they are asked to contact Council Bluffs Police Investigations at 712-328-4728 or Crime Stoppers at 712-328-STOP.