LA MESA (CNS) - La Mesa police officers Sunday sought the man who stole a 16-year-old boy's video recorder on a San Diego Trolley, police said.
La Mesa police responded to a report of a robbery at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the 70th Street Trolley Station, in the 7200 block of Alvarado Road, police said.
The 16-year-old victim told officers he was approached from behind as he went to exit the trolley, police said. The suspect grabbed the of a video recorder case the victim had over his shoulder and a struggle ensued.
The victim lost his balance and let go of the case.
The boy got off the trolley but the thief stayed on, heading west toward San Diego, police said. The victim was not injured.
The suspect was described as a light-skinned black male between 20 and 25 years old, about 5 feet-11 inches tall and 160 pounds with a medium build.
He was clean-shaven and wore a dark colored shirt, dark jeans and black shoes.
Police asked anyone with information about the robbery to contact them at (619) 667-1400, or to call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
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