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Man hits woman, steals her phone on LA bus

Los Angeles police released a surveillance photo of a robbery suspect who hit a woman inside a bus and fled with her phone.

January 19, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Los Angeles police released a surveillance photo of a robbery suspect who hit a woman inside a bus.

The incident happened around 6:15 a.m. on Jan. 9. Police said a man approached a female rider on a bus on Pico and La Cienega boulevards.

The suspect struck the victim twice on the face and took her cellphone. He got off the bus when it came to a stop.

The victim was treated for minor injuries.

Anyone with information was asked to call police at (877) LAPD-24-7.


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