November 6, 2019

Incident: Strong Arm Robbery

Report #: 19-1110

Date and Time: 11/06/2019 11:11:30 AM

Location: Alondra Blvd.South Side Walk near Parking Lot #3

Reported Offense: On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at approximately 11:11 am, a female walking on the south sidewalk of Alondra Blvd. near Parking Lot #3, in the City of Norwalk, had her necklace stolen from her. The female (not a student) was approached by a male suspect who had been the passenger in a white vehicle which had pulled up to her.  The suspect asked the female for directions and then grabbed the necklace from the victim’s neck and took it.  The suspect got back into the vehicle, which was driven by an unknown female, and fled westbound on Alondra Blvd. No weapons were seen, or used, during this incident.

The suspect is described as a male Black, mid 20’s, approximately 5’9”-5’10”, 200-210lbs, clean shaven, short black hair in fade cut, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt with “Cerritos College” written on the front, and dark colored pants. 

The driver is described as a female black, middle age with curly hair. No further description. 

The vehicle used is either a white Honda, or Ford Fusion, with red and blue dealer paper plates. 

If you see the individual described above, please contact Campus Police immediately by dialing 9-1-1 from any campus phone, or by calling (562) 402-3674.


Basic safety precautions

  • Stay alert and be aware of your surroundings. Know what is typical and what is not.
  • Call 9-1-1 from a campus phone or (562) 402-3674 from a mobile phone to report suspicious activity.
  • Be aware of parking lots, walkways and restrooms.
  • Travel with others with whom you are comfortable when possible, or call Campus Police for a Security Escort if needed.
  • Let others know where you are going, especially if you might be there alone.
  • If you are uncomfortable, go to a location where there are other people.
  • Headphones can eliminate your ability to be aware of your surroundings.
  • Move confidently at a steady pace and make eye contact with people.
  • Keep keys in hand when moving to a vehicle.
  • Keep windows and doors locked.
  • Check the interior of a vehicle before getting in.
  • Go to the nearest open business or police station if you are being followed.
  • Do not confront a fleeing suspect. Establish a safe distance and obtain a good description and direction of travel for the police.