Wednesday
August
05
2015
1:31 am
Weather

  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 
Similar gunpoint robberies over weekend
June 24, 2014, 05:00 AM Daily Journal Staff Report

Two pedestrians were robbed at gunpoint during separate but similar incidents in Redwood City over the weekend.

A 25-year-old Redwood City resident was walking near Adams Street and Redwood Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, June 21 when a dark car pulled up near him, said police Lt. Sean Hart.

Two Hispanic men exited the vehicle and at least one was armed with a handgun. The suspects stole cash from the victim at gunpoint, Hart said.

They were both described as in their 20s, one with long hair and a beard and the other with a shaved head, Hart said.

Around 3:12 a.m. Sunday, another young man was robbed at gunpoint a few blocks away, Hart said.

In that incident, an 18-year-old Redwood City resident was walking home near El Camino Real and Redwood Avenue when two men armed with dark handguns approached him on foot, Hart said. In fear, the victim got down on the ground as the burglars pointed the gun at his head and stole his wallet and cellphone, Hart said. The two suspects were described as between 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall with medium builds. Both were wearing dark hooded sweatshirts and had their T-shirts covering their faces, Hart said.

They were last seen fleeing on foot west on Redwood Avenue, Hart said.

Anyone with information about either case should contact Redwood City police at (650) 780-7100.

 

 

Tags: redwood, avenue, their, gunpoint,


Other stories from today:

 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Do you have a land line?

Yes, in case of a power outage
Yes, but only because I haven't gotten around to getting rid of it
No, recently got rid of it
No, never had it
What's that?

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library
BAGHDAD — The dimly lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ..
PayPal hires CFO away from United Airlines
NEW YORK — PayPal said Tuesday that it hired United Airlines chief financial officer John Rainey f..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2015 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County obituaries