HESPERIA-(VVNG.com): Deputies are still searching for the suspect involved in a Monday night robbery on Bear Valley Road and Cypress Avenue. Authorities said that the victim was walking in the area at about 8:30 PM, when an unknown black man approached him from behind.
The suspect, an approximately 20-year-old male, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and armed with a handgun demanded his wallet then fled on foot eastbound on Bear Valley Road.
Uninjured but shaken up by what just happened, the victim went into the Dr. Mike’s walk-in clinic and asked the staff to call 911. Deputies from the Hesperia Station responded to the call and requested the assistance of a sheriff’s helicopter, but were unable to locate the suspect.
Hesperia Sheriff’s Station would like to remind our citizens to be aware of their surroundings and watchful for suspicious persons. If anyone has any information about this crime, they are encouraged to contact Detective Williams of the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station at 760-947-1500 or dispatch if after hours at 760-956-5001. Information can always be given anonymously by contacting We Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME.