PALMDALE – Do you recognize any of the men in this surveillance photo, particularly the man in the blue jacket? If so, then Palmdale detectives would like to hear from you.
They say the man in blue and his four friends entered a Carl’s Junior and snatched a cell phone out of a victim’s hands as the victim was showing photos to friends. When the victim chased the men to get the phone back, the group of men confronted the victim as if threatening to attack him. The incident occurred at 5 p.m., Dec. 28, 2011 at the Carl’s Junior, located at 25th Street East and Ave S in Palmdale.
The following is the press report from the Palmdale Station.
We are attempting to identify a suspect who ripped a cell phone out of a victims hands while they were showing their friends photos. The brazenness of this suspect is why we are showcasing him and hopefully with the public’s [help] we can identify him. The suspect along with four other friends entered the store and ripped the phone out of a patron’s hand while they were eating. When the victim chased the suspect out of the store, the suspect and his friends confronted him as if threatening to attack him.
If anyone recognizes any of these individuals but primarily the suspect in blue, we are asking them to please contact Detective Bartlett at 661-272-2446.