High School Student Robbed at Knife-Point in Chula Vista

Suspect still at large after threatening a student and stealing his cell phone

By Wendy Fry
|  Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012  |  Updated 3:57 PM PDT
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High Schooler Robbed at Knife-Point

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Chula Vista police officers are on the lookout for a man who robbed an Otay Ranch High School student on his way home from school Friday.

The 16-year-old student was walking home alone around 3:45 p.m. He was headed northbound on La Media Road near East Palomar Street when he was approached by a man traveling in the same direction.

The suspect threatened the student with a box cutter and stole his cell phone.

Police say the man was described as a Hispanic male with short black hair and brown eyes who was wearing a dark blue T-shirt and blue jeans. He was about 5-foot-11 and weighed about 170 pounds, according to the police report.
 

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