Police said the man approached the victim on Garfield Avenue near Lyman Avenue, demanded the wallet, then reached into their pocket and took a pink HTC cell phone. The offender then got into a beige Jeep going west on Garfield, police said. The total estimated loss is $200.
A second robbery was reported about 7:40 p.m. Thursday, after a male teen knocked an iPad from a man's hand in the 100 block of Chicago Avenue. The offender, with two other males, ran west on Chicago. The total estimated loss is $500, police said.
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