VICTORVILLE – A man handed over all his cash after a gun was reportedly held to his head by an unknown suspect on Thursday night.
At around 8:50 p.m. deputies from the Victorville Station responded to the armed robbery near Hesperia Road near Union Street in the City of Victorville. The victim told police that he was waiting in the area when a black 4-door Honda sedan with tinted windows stopped to ask for directions. The victim approached the vehicle and the suspect, a man held a black handgun to his head and demanded his money. The suspect, in fear for his life, handed the suspect $300 cash per scanner traffic.
The suspect vehicle fled southbound on Hesperia Road from the incident location. The suspect was described as a black man in his 20’s who was approximately 6’1” tall and 220 pounds. He was wearing a black hat and a black sweater and had a tattoo on the right side of his face. The passenger in the vehicle was also a black man in his 20’s, but no further description was available.
No injuries were reported as a result of this incident and as of Friday afternoon, the suspects remain at large. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Victorville Sheriff’s Station at 760-241-2911. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the WeTip hotline at 800-782-7436 or visit www.wetip.com.
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