Redwood City police arrest suspect in December strong-arm robbery

Police arrested a man Tuesday on suspicion of robbing and assaulting another man near downtown Redwood City in December.

The victim was waiting for a taxi at about 12:30 a.m. in the 1800 block of Broadway on Dec. 21 when four suspects approached him and knocked him to the ground.<br>
The suspects punched and kicked the victim and robbed him of his cell phone and shoes, police said.

Shortly after the robbery, police arrested a 17-year-old East Palo Alto boy who had the victim’s cell phone in his possession, police said.

Police conducted a follow-up investigation and identified the other three suspects, police said.

Officers located and arrested one of them, Damar Desean Walker, 18, of Redwood City, at about 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Walker was booked into San Mateo County Jail.

Investigators are still trying to locate the other two suspects.

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