Another Phone Robbery In Downtown Results In Arrest Of Two Juveniles


On Monday, November 25, just after 5:00 p.m., a 42-year-old woman was walking on the sidewalk at 237 E. Palm Ave. and talking on her cell phone when a teen-aged male ran up and grabbed the phone. After a brief struggle, the male suspect was able to take the iPhone and ran away with another young male suspect.

The victim was not injured and during the subsequent area check by Burbank Police, two juveniles matching the descriptions of the alleged thieves were found near E. Magnolia Blvd. and S. First St. Numerous witnesses and the victim positively identified the suspects and the two 16-year-old juveniles were arrested for robbery. The juveniles were released to their guardians and issued a citation to appear in court to answer the charges. The iPhone has not been recovered.

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