Location: 1/4 mile south of East Olive Avenue on South Hillcrest Street, Porterville

Incident Date: 04/12/2016

Incident Time: 0715-0720 hours

Case Number: 16-04640

Victim: Juvenile male

City: Porterville

Posted by: Media Relations

On 4-12-16, Deputies responded to the area of East Olive Avenue and South Crestview Road, in Porterville, regarding the report of a robbery.  The juvenile victim was contacted by a Hispanic male adult while walking to school.  The suspect brandished a knife at the victim and took his cell phone and wallet.  

The suspect then fled the area in a white older model 4-door sedan that was driven by a black female adult.  No one was injured during the incident.  

This case is currently under investigation.  Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff's Office at (559) 782-9650 or they can remain anonymous by calling or texting (559) 725-4194 or through email at tcso@tipnow.com.