PASADENA >> A man lost his wallet to an armed robber along Colorado Boulevard in downtown Pasadena on Thursday night, police said.
The crime unfolded about 9:40 p.m. as the victim, a 22-year-old man visiting Pasadena from Northern California, was walking east along Colorado Boulevard near Los Robles Avenue, according to Pasadena police Lt. Jesse Aguilar.
“The suspect approached him from behind and produced a handgun from his waistband,” Aguilar said. The robber demanded the victim’s wallet, which he turned over.
The robber was last seen running south on Los Robles Avenue, accompanied by four other people.
He was described as a Black man between 20 and 23 years old, about 5 feet 11 inches tall and 150 pounds, with short curly hair, Aguilar said. He wore a Los Angeles Dodgers baseball cap, a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. No description of his four companions was available.
Anyone with information can reach Pasadena police at 626-744-4241. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.