Armed Robber at large

On 7/19/09, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the victim was walking northbound in the 1700 block of Harvard Av. on the west side of the street, when he observed the suspect approaching him from the north. The victim stepped aside on the sidewalk to allow the suspect to pass. The suspect stepped with him to the same side and stopped.

The victim saw that the suspect was pointing a black handgun at him. The suspect was also wearing a partial face mask or black bandanna over the lower portion of his face.

The suspect demanded money. When the victim said he did not have any, the suspect demanded his cell phone, IPOD and backpack, which contained his wallet. The victim complied and gave the suspect the items. The suspect then walked off southbound on Harvard Av from E Olive St.

The victim ran northbound to a store in the 100 block of Broadway Av E and called 911. An area check for the suspect was not successful.