On Friday, May 4, 2012 at approximately 10:15 p.m. an armed robbery occurred near Hearst and Spruce. The two 21 year old male victims, unknown affiliation, were walking nearby the intersection when they passed two males. The first male asked for the time while the second male approached them with a knife, drawn and visible. The suspect with the knife demanded the victims’ property. The first suspect took a wallet and cell phone from one of the victims while the second victim yelled for help. The suspects fled to a waiting vehicle which drove away in a northeasterly direction on Le Conte. The victims were not injured during the encounter. BPD searched the area but could not locate the suspects or their vehicle.
The victim described the suspects as:
Suspect #1 - A Black male, 25 years old, 5’8” in height, with a heavy build, wearing a horizontal striped shirt.
Suspect #2 - A Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 5’10” in height, with an average build, wearing a light blue jacket and holding a knife.
Suspect Vehicle – A light colored sedan.