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Robbers Steal Phone At Trolley Stop
SPRING STREET -- La Mesa Police are looking for two men who punched a man in the face and then stole his cell phone at the Spring Street Trolley Station Thursday night.
Police said at 10:17 P.M., the 24 year old male victim had just exited the trolley and was walking down the stairs from the trolley platform. The victim was busy dialing a number on his cellular phone when he was approached by two males walking up the stairs towards him. One of the men used his fist to punch the victim on the side of his head. The same suspect then took the phone from the victim’s hand. No words were exchanged before or after the robbery. The suspects were last seen running towards the intersection of Palm Avenue and Echo Court. The victim had a complaint of pain to the side of his head, but he did not require medical attention.
Suspect #1: Black male, 20-25 years, 5’ 9”, 160 pounds. He was wearing a black t-shirt.
Suspect #2: Black male, 25-30 years, 6’ 0”, 180 pounds with a muscular build. There was no clothing description.
If you have any information on this case, call the La Mesa Police Department at (619) 667-1400.
You may also call Crime Stoppers’ anonymous toll-free tip line (888) 580-TIPS (or www.sdcrimestoppers.com). You can remain anonymous, and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.