Sept. 18, 2011, 6:32 p.m.

Powell St.
Case: 1109-2433

A male reported to the station agent that he was robbed while on a Daly City bound train approaching the Powell Street Station.  The victim stated that a man boarded the train at the Fruitvale Station and sat next to him.  The victim said he and the suspect, who said he had just been released from jail, were engaged in a conversation for several minutes.  As the train approached the Powell Street Station, the suspect told the victim he had a gun in his pocket, and took the victim’s iPhone.  The victim did not see the gun or any other weapon on the suspect.  The victim off boarded at Powell Street and the suspect stayed on the train.  Trains were held for 11 minutes and searched by officers for the suspect at the Balboa Park station with negative results. Video hotline notified.

Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Robbery Simulated Weapon