PALMDALE — Do you recognize the individuals in these surveillance images? If so, Palmdale detectives would like to hear from you.
The individuals in these images are three of five suspects who allegedly beat and robbed a teenager at a local 7-Eleven early Monday morning, according to Palmdale Community Relations deputy Jodi Wolfe.
The incident happened around 1:10 a.m., July 29, at the 7-Eleven in the 700 Block of East Palmdale Boulevard in Palmdale.
According to a Palmdale Sheriff’s Station press release:
At approximately 1:10 a.m., the victim, a 19-year-old male Hispanic, exited the 7-Eleven store and began to ride away on his bicycle, when one of the five suspects standing outside of the location asked the victim to use his cell phone.
The victim turned his bike around to allow the suspect to use his phone. At that time, one of the other suspects walked up behind him and punched him in the neck, causing the victim to become unconscious and fall to the ground. The suspect took the victim’s bicycle and hat, and all five suspects ran eastbound from the location.
The victim was transported to the hospital.
The suspects in this incident are described as [black males], between the ages of 16 to 28. All five suspects are described as being between 5’03” and 5’06” and weighing between 140 to 160 pounds.
Anyone with information related to the identity of these suspects is encouraged to contact Detective Bartlett at 661-272-2446. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.