Man robbed at knifepoint in Monrovia

MONROVIA — A knife-wielding crook robbed a man Friday in Old Town, police said.
The crime was reported shortly after noon in an alley in the 100 block of West Colorado Boulevard, Monrovia police Lt. Nels Ortlund said.
The victim, a Monrovia man of about 60 years old, was walking down the alley when he was confronted by the robber, who brandished a knife and demanded property from the man, the lieutenant said.
The victim handed over $26 and the robber ran off, said.
Officers searched the area but were unable to find the robber, Ortlund added. He was described as a Latino man with a dark complexion and a bushy mustache. He wore a white T-shirt, black pants and black and white shoes resembling Converse All Star tennis shoes.
The victim was not hurt in the incident, he said.

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