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Strong-arm cell phone robber attacks students on Cal Poly Pomona campus



cell phone robber sketch, cal poly pomona
cell phone robber sketch, cal poly pomona
Cal Poly University Police

Police are looking for a face-punching cell phone thief who has attacked at least two students on the Cal Poly Pomona campus.

In both cases -- one on April 30 and the other on May 3 -- the guy was a real jerk: First he walks up to a student, asks to borrow their cell phone, then punches them in the face. Then he runs away.

University police released a composite sketch of the suspect this week, and describe him as a thin white man in his early 20s, 5-foot-9 and 140 pounds, with spiky blond hair and acne scars on his face.

The man also may be responsible for a third incident in November of last year, police say.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call university police at (909) 869-3070. Anonymous tips may be made by calling (909) 869-3399.

Meanwhile, Cal Poly students in San Luis Obispo, where the main campus is, are being attacked by a literal turkey.