Jimmy John’s Delivery Person Tackles Alleged Downtown Mugger

Posted at 2:20 PM, Sep 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-17 14:20:00-04

BUYfpTECUAAnAVdGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Jimmy John’s delivery person tackled an alleged fleeing mugger in downtown Grand Rapids Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, a woman stole another woman’s purse while she was eating outside Parsely Mediterranean Grille, 80 Ottawa Ave NW.

The Jimmy John’s employee pursued her on his bicycle and reportedly tackled her.  Another group of people assisted in containing the woman until police arrived.   She is being held on charges of larceny and aggravated assault for allegedly injuring one of the people before police arrived.