Iowa City Police Asking for Public's Help to Find Robbery Suspect

By Lee Hermiston, Reporter

IOWA CITY, Iowa - The Iowa City Police Department is seeking the public's help in tracking down a robbery suspect.

On August 22, police responded to 2401 Highway 6 E. for a medical call. Responding officers found that the victim - who is not identified - had been badly beaten and robbed by two suspects.

Police were able to identify both suspects and one, 26-year-old Corlandis D. Chester, of Iowa City, was arrested on Aug. 30 and charged with second-degree robbery.

However, the second suspect, 25-year-old Parrish D. Bennett remains at large, police said. Bennett is a black man, 5'11" and weighs 190 pounds. A warrant for second-degree robbery has been issued for Bennett.

Anyone with information on Bennett's whereabouts is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 358-8477.
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