News in Brief: Two robberies reported

On Dec. 16, 2012, two separate individuals reported being robbed.

The first robbery occurred at around 2:30 a.m. at East Eighth Street and Pole Line Road. The victim was confronted by three to four males. They attacked the victim and took his property. The victim was unable to provide a description of the suspects.

The second robbery occurred at around 7:30 p.m. at Slide Hill Park. The victim was waiting to meet a potential seller of electronics. The victim withdrew cash when the seller arrived, and the seller proceeded to take the cash and push the victim down. The seller then fled to a waiting car.

The suspect is described as an African American male, about 20 years old and 5’10”. He was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. Another person who accompanied the suspect was described as a Hispanic male, about 20 years old, 5’10” and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. A third person was present but no description was given. The car was described as a dark-colored sedan.

— Claire Tan