Man Attempting to Purchase a Cell Phone Robbed at Gunpoint

Man Attempting to Purchase a Cell Phone Robbed at Gunpoint


VICTORVILLE – No arrest has been made after a man was robbed at gunpoint on Thursday night. At around 8:37 p.m. the male victim said that he agreed to meet one of the suspects in the Arco AMPM parking lot located on Highway 395 near Palmdale Road to purchase a phone.

Three Black men arrived in a newer gray Altima, with dealer plates and tinted windows. The victim also said that there were clothing bags in the backseat of the vehicle. One of the three suspects approached him with a 9mm handgun and demanded his money, the victim said that he handed them $270. The suspects then fled toward the El Pollo Loco restaurant across the street.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Spokeswoman Cindy Bachman confirmed that no arrests have been made and details surrounding the incident remain limited.

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