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Elote Man in Victorville assaulted and robbed; suspects at large

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A street vendor best known by the public as the ‘Elote Man’ was beat-up and robbed by two suspects in Victorville.

It happened on Monday, November 4, 2019, at about 6:00 pm at the corner of Hughes Road and Rodeo Drive.

Victorville sheriff’s spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez told VVNG the male victim was selling corn near the corner when two male suspects approached him, assaulted him, and took money from him.

The suspects were described as a black male, 20-25 years old, approximately 5’8”, 150 pounds and a white male, 20-25 years old, approximately 5’6”, 150 pounds, wearing a black shirt with a white logo on it.

The 48-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. An update on his condition was not available as of Wednesday morning.

Deputies conducted a search of the area but the suspects had already fled the scene in a small dark-colored sedan.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Victorville Police Department at 760-241-2911.

UPDATE: VVNG has obtained permission to share the following gofundme link to help Moises Munoz, the elote man with donations: HELP MOISES

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Hugo Valdez has lived in the Victor Valley for over 30 years. His strength is community visionary and leadership. He has a background in marketing and advertising under his belt. To reach Hugo, send an e-mail to Hugo@VVNG.com.

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Hugo Valdez has lived in the Victor Valley for over 30 years. His strength is community visionary and leadership. He has a background in marketing and advertising under his belt. To reach Hugo, send an e-mail to Hugo@VVNG.com.
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