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.