Two robberies reported near San Diego State

Posted at 1:30 PM, Oct 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-28 16:31:50-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Two robberies were reported within a couple of hours of each other early Sunday morning near San Diego State University, police said.

Around 2 a.m. Sunday, a person told police five or six men had stolen cell phones from a group of people on Prosperity Lane near Faber Way, San Diego police Officer Sarah Foster said.

A little more than two hours later, at about 4:15 a.m., someone flagged down an officer on Rockford Drive near Pontiac Street to report they had been robbed at gunpoint, Foster said.

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There was no information on what was stolen. The victim from the second incident told police three suspects in the robbery fled in a white Honda, Foster said. 

The two robberies took place within about a mile of each other, but it wasn't disclosed if they were related.

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