VIDEO: Man, 24, jumped and robbed of his cellphone in Tyler

Published on Friday, 25 April 2014 09:12 - Written by

Tyler police are investigating the aggravated robbery of a man in the 1100 block of North Albertson at around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

A 24-year-old man told officers he and two friends were "jumped" by two other unidentified Hispanic men. The victim stated he was struck in the back of the head with a handgun and was told to hand over his wallet. After a brief struggle, the suspects fled the scene with the victim's cell phone. The victim was later transported to a local hospital by family with non-life threatening injuries.

If anyone has information in this case, they are urged to call the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000 or Tyler/Smith County Crime Stoppers at 903-597-CUFF.