Police Blotter: 12-Year-Old Assaulted, Robbed of Bike

This weekend a man attacked a 12-year-old boy, hit him in the head and robbed him of his bicycle. He remains at large. Read on for more.

From the Monrovia Police Department:

Following are the weekend's highlighted issues and events.

Parole Violation - Suspect Arrested
On September 21 at 2:31 p.m., officers were on patrol in the 1200 block of Encino when they noticed a group of subjects in front of a residence. They recognized the subjects and requested a warrant check, which revealed one of the subjects had a no-bail warrant for parole violation. Officers approached and took the suspect into custody without incident.

On September 21 at 8:47 p.m., dispatch received a call reporting a robbery that just occurred near the 100 block of West Lemon. A 12-year-old boy had been hit in the head by an unknown suspect and his bicycle was taken from him. The suspect is described as a male White, late teens or early twenties, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt. He was last seen riding the stolen bicycle north through an alley with a male Hispanic subject who was wearing a red shirt and was on another bicycle.

Officers made an extensive area check, but did not locate the suspect. The stolen bicycle is a Sabroso brand, Stunt Jumper, model MX, with red forks. The victim was checked by paramedics and then taken to a hospital for further examination. Investigation continuing.

Commercial Burglary
On September 23 at 4:02 a.m., officers responded to the 300 block of West Huntington Drive regarding a burglary. Suspect(s) pried open the rear door of a business and removed a small safe from the premises. The loss was a small amount of cash. Investigation continuing.

Grand Theft Auto
On September 23 at 7:43 a.m., a female juvenile from a girl's home in the 100 block of North Ivy stole one of the home caretaker's vehicles. The suspect is currently on probation for grand theft auto and has a history of running away. Officers made an area check around town for the vehicle with negative results. The Sheriff's Department helicopter assisted with the area check. California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department were notified. The investigation is continuing.

Grand Theft Auto
On September 23 at 10:58 a.m., a 1998 Honda Civic was reported stolen from the 1100 block of Royal Oaks. The victim parked his vehicle at 11:00 p.m. in his assigned parking space to the rear of his apartment complex and locked his vehicle. When he returned to it the next morning at about 6:30 a.m., the vehicle was gone. The victim did not give anyone permission to take his vehicle. Investigation continuing.

Domestic Violence - Suspect Arrest
On September 23 at 7:55 p.m., employees of a business in the 400 block of West Foothill called police regarding a female subject that stumbled into their store with an injury to her face. She claimed her husband had just hit her. Officers arrived and determined the crime had just occurred in the 100 block of South Mayflower. The husband was located and arrested. Both subjects were found to be intoxicated.


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