BARSTOW – A man and woman were arrested at the Barstow Station after assaulting and robbing a female victim that they followed from Los Angeles authorities said.
On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at around 2:37 p.m. Barstow Police received a report of a man and woman physically assaulting a woman in the parking lot of the business. The reporting party provided the suspects descriptions and told the dispatcher that the victim was able to get away from the assailants, running into the business.
Officers responded to the location and located the female victim, suffering from abrasions to her face and body. Through investigation they learned that the victim, a 19-year-old La Vegas, Nevada resident, was involved in a verbal altercation with the suspect Addeson Randall, 26, of Norwalk earlier the same day in Los Angeles. The victim got onto a Greyhound bus in Los Angeles heading to Las Vegas. The bus stopped at the Barstow Station where the victim got off the bus. While she was getting off the bus she noticed Randall approaching her while she was yelling. Randall allegedly attacked the victim, punching, kicking and tasing the victim with a taser that she brought with her.
A male suspect, later identified as Johnathan Rogers, 38, of Windsor Hills, grabbed a purse off of the victim’s shoulder as she was being attacked. The victim ran into the station and called the police. Both suspects fled the location but were located in the parking lot. The victim positively identified Randall and Rogers as the suspects who assaulted her. She was declined medical transport for her minor injuries. Both suspects were arrested. The vehicle belonging to Roger’s was searching and a Taser was found, which was collected as evidence. The victim’s purse was located in the parking lot and was returned.
Randall and Rogers were subsequently booked at the High Desert Detention Center in Adelanto for Robbery.
Anyone with additional information regarding this investigation may contact Officer Monty Franklin at the Barstow Police Department (760) 256-2211. Those wishing to remain anonymous may also report criminal activity by calling the WE-Tip hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.
This article was written by a staff member of the 24/7 Headline News Organization
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