Police are looking for a suspect who pistol-whipped a man in Salinas on Friday afternoon and then stole the victim’s gold chain. A 19-year-old man was walking in the 200 block of Dennis Avenue at about 1:10 p.m. when a black vehicle approached him. The passenger of the car got out and brandished a handgun at the victim and then demanded his wallet, according to police. When the victim refused, the suspect pistol-whipped him, stole his chain and then left in the car. The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated for a cut to the back of his head, police said. The suspect is described as being in his 20s, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 180 pounds. He was wearing black clothes. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the name of this man or have any information that can help solve this crime.
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