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CrimeStoppers reward fund boosted in assault case

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The CrimeStoppers reward fund has increased to $3,000 for leads in the case of a 71-year-old woman assaulted in August.

Emmaline Routon was assaulted at about 10:30 p.m. Aug. 16 as she parked her car at her home in the 100 block of East Jones Street.

The suspects were described as two young black males. They left the residence with Routon's 2008 Lexus RX 350 and her purse.

The vehicle was recovered a short while later on Waters Avenue without the purse or its contents.

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police urge anyone who may have seen the suspects driving or exiting the Lexus in the area of Waters Avenue and East 37th Street to call CrimeStoppers.

Police say the suspect are dangerous and should not be approached.

A cash reward of up to $3,000 is available anonymously for new information that helps to solve this case.

All information provided to CrimeStoppers is anonymous and can be reported 24-7. Tipsters can call CrimeStoppers at 912.234.2020, send an e-tip though the CrimeStoppers website, (using the report anonymously link) or by texting CRIMES (274637) and using the keyword CSTOP2020 before the message content. Or use the TipSubmit Mobile App, available for Android and Apple smartphones and tablets through the App Store.

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