Armed robber steals victim’s cellphone, wallet in Fremont

Armed Robbery, Shooting Generic

FREMONT (KRON) — An armed robber stole a man’s cellphone and wallet in Fremont on Monday, according to police.

The robbery happened just before 2:20 p.m. near the intersection of Pepys and Guardino Drive, according to police.

The victim was walking to a bus stop near Walnut Avenue and Guardino Drive when a suspect approached him from behind, according to police.

The victim turned to see who was behind him and the suspect pointed a handgun at him. The suspect took the victim’s Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge phone and his wallet, police said.

The robber ran west on Pepys Way and a second suspect picked him up in a white four-door vehicle with tinted windows.

Police described the robber as a black man who is between 20 and 23 years old and 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall with a skinny build, short curly hair and facial hair.

He was last seen wearing dark pants and a gray short-sleeved T-shirt.

Police do not have a description of the person who picked up the robber.

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