On October 5, 2013 at 11:15 am, the victim was walking on 8th Avenue heading toward Dobson Road when two suspects drove up and asked the victim a question. When the victim declined, the suspects got out of their car and suspect #1 threatened the victim with a gun while suspect #2 physically injured the victim and stole the victim's cell phone. Suspect #1 is described as a Black male, 20-30 years old, 6' tall, 150 lbs. with a dark complexion, black hair shaved on the sides, mustache, facial hair on chin, thin arched eyebrows, "big eyes," crooked front teeth and unknown tattoos on both forearms and hands. Last seen wearing a baggy, light gray T-shirt, blue jeans, red "New Era" style baseball hat, large stud earrings in both ears. Suspect #2 is described as a Black male, 20 years old, 6' tall, 170 lbs., medium brown complexion, thin, groomed sideburns, mustache, dermal stud piercing on upper left cheekbone, stud earrings in both ears, black "New Era" style baseball hat. This suspect was last seen wearing a dark T-shirt, black jeans, silver chain necklace, unknown tattoo on the top of his left hand near thumb.
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