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Man Robbed by Five "Cholo-Type" Suspects in Baldwin Park

This is the second robbery reported in a 5 hour period and the third this month.

The Baldwin Park Police Department report that a man standing near a convenience store on Los Angeles Street was robbed this morning by a group of men that "he described as five or six cholo-type suspects."

The incident was the second robbery reported in a 5 hour period and the third robbery reported this month in the city.

According to  Sgt. Mark Harvey of the Baldwin Park Police, the robbery was reported around 12:45 a.m. at the Circle K convenience store at the 13000 block of Los Angeles Street.

The five or six suspects made gang-related statements before taking the man's wallet. Police said they did not use any weapons.

The second robbery ocurred about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of the at the 13000 block of Francisquito Avenue.

A man was robbed of his 2008 Nissan Frontier by two suspects, which police described as one woman in her late 20s and man in his late 30s. The man had a tattoo in is forearms reading, "eastside."

Authorities said the car was found later near Cosbey Street.

Earlier this month a person was also robbed at 14500 Block of Baldwin Park Towne Center Drive.

People with information regarding these incidents is encouraged to call the Baldwin Park Police at (626) 960-1955.

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Michael July 26, 2012 at 08:03 PM
Baldwin Park PD got that new Dodge Charger, cool.

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