A bicyclist was robbed at gunpoint on a Palo Alto bike path earlier this week, police said. The victim was commuting home from work via bicycle on the Embarcadero bike path behind the Town and Country Village shopping area around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday when the armed suspect confronted him.
The suspect demanded the victim hand over the contents of his pockets. The victim complied and handed over a cell phone and a small amount of cash. The suspect took the items and fled northbound on foot. He exited the bike path at Encina Avenue and ran toward El Camino Real. The victim reported the robbery to police immediately and a search of the area ensued. Police were unable to locate the suspect. He has been described as a black male in his 20s.
He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. He was described as having an average height and wielded a black handgun during the robbery. Palo Alto police are investigating the crime and have released a suspect sketch.
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