This is a common refrain. Demands for a physical description are usually followed by assertions that it doesn't matter, because the Flint "Urinal" is too wishy-washy to print the truth.
And again: Two victims robbed, held at gunpoint in Flint on Saturday
To what purpose? So bphammer can hunt them down, heroically recover the stolen property, and administer an extrajudicial beating?
It's the reporter's responsibility to inform the community of ongoing events, including crime. It's not the reporter's responsibility to confirm commenters' dismal view of their fellow citizens or facilitate vigilante justice.