TEMPLE CITY >> Three men attacked another man and threatened him with a handgun before robbing him of his wallet in Temple City on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
The crime unfolded about 1:55 p.m. at Rosemead Boulevard and Pentland Street, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. John McClure said.
A man was approached by three robbers, he said. One of them punched the victim in the stomach, pointed a handgun at his head and demanded his wallet, the lieutenant said.
The victim complied, and the robbers fled with his wallet. The victim did not wish to be taken to a hospital.
McClure described the gunman as a white man, accompanied by two black men.
Sheriff’s radio traffic further described the suspects as a white man in his 40s, wearing white shirt and black pants; a black man in his 20s, bald, with a goatee; and a black man of thin build, wearing a gray shirt and black pants, with tattoos on his right forearm.
Anyone with information can reach the sheriff’s Temple Station at 626-285-7171. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.