Palo Alto police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Monday night at 10:07 p.m. on the 100 block of Bryant Street.
The incident occurred when man in his twenties was walking on Bryant Street when he heard a man behind him say something. When he turned around he was confronted by two men in their 20s -- one of them was holding a handgun, according to the release.
He complied to the men's demand to lie on the ground, and the men took his cell phone, a bag containing his laptop and several items from his pockets before they fled on Poe Street, the release stated.
A jogger who was a block away from the robbery went to the victim's aid and called police.
The victim described one of the alleged robbers as a 6-foot-tall white or Hispanic male in his 20s, between 175 and 200 pounds, who was clean-shaven and wearing a hooded sweatshirt with the hood up. He could only describe the other alleged robber as male, according to the release.
Anyone with information about this robbery can contact our 24-hour dispatch center at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via text message or voice mail to 650-383-8984.
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