Crime

Robber Steals Wallet and Cellphone at Gunpoint in Arcadia

– Courtesy photo / Alan Cleaver (CC BY 2.0)

On February 10, 2018, at approximately 12:47 PM, Arcadia Police Officers responded to the 300 block of Diamond Avenue regarding a robbery that had occurred. Officers contacted one victim, who stated a lone suspect approached him, pointed a black semi-automatic firearm at him and demanded property. The victim handed over his wallet and cellular phone, and the suspect ran to an awaiting vehicle, which was occupied by at least one other person. The vehicle fled, and was last seen traveling south on Second Avenue, out of sight.

The suspect was described as black, in his mid to late teens, wearing a white long-sleeve shirt. He was armed with a black, semi-automatic handgun. The suspect vehicle was described as an older blue Honda Civic 4-door.

The case is currently under investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5151, case number 18-0634. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

 

February 17, 2018

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