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16-year-old robbed at gunpoint by 4 suspects in Adelanto

ADELANTO, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Police are attempting to locate four suspects who robbed a 16-year-old teen in Adelanto.

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 4:30 pm, deputies responded to a local hospital for a juvenile being treated for injuries he sustained during an armed robbery.

According to the victim, he was walking home from a friend’s house between 3:00 am and 4:00 am in the area of Victor and Bellflower Street when a black Honda pulled up and 4 black males exited the vehicle.

“One of the suspects punched the victim in the face while another suspect pointed a gun at the victim and demanded valuables. The suspects then hit and kicked the victim multiple times, hitting him once in the head with the gun,” stated a sheriff’s news release.

The victim told deputies he believes he passed out and woke up sometime later and walked home.

Officials said the victim sustained swelling to his face and had multiple bruises on his body.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Deputy Sandles at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6800.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at www.wetip.com.

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