Deputies searching for suspect in Newhall robbery

by Cougar News Staff 0

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are searching for a man involved in a Wednesday evening robbery near a Newhall store.

Officials confirmed the suspect stole personal property from a woman outside of the 99 Cent store near Lyons Avenue and Wiley Canyon Road, according to Lt. Leo Bauer of the Santa Clarita station.

The incident occurred at about 6:15 p.m. when the man used bodily force to take possession of the victim’s property¬†including car keys, a purse and a phone. No weapons were involved.

Deputies were able to recover some of the stolen items including the phone nearby, Bauer said.

The suspect is described as a white male wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans. No one was seriously injured in the altercation.

Deputies were still searching for the suspect as of 8:24 p.m.

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