Police searching for men suspected of robbing man at gunpoint, stealing Tesla - News - DesertDispatch.com - Barstow, CA
BARSTOW — Authorities are searching for an Apple Valley man and a Victorville man in connection to an armed robbery that occurred last week near the Chili's Bar and Grill on Lenwood Road.
Authorities said officers from the Barstow Police Department arrived at the electric vehicle charging station behind the restaurant around 11:54 p.m. Jan. 21 after a 911 call from the victim, who reported that he was robbed at gunpoint by two men at the charging station.
The victim reported that the suspects approached him while he was charging his vehicle and that one of the suspects pointed a handgun at him and forced him out of his car. The victim reported that the suspects robbed him of his personal jewelry, credit cards and other property. The suspects also stole the victim’s 2014 Tesla — a high-end electric car — and drove off in it. The victim ran from the area to a local business and called 911.
The victim positively identified Lott Jr. and Lemus as the two robbery suspects from photographic line-ups. Barstow Police officers and detectives are actively searching for Lott Jr. and Lemus.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the suspects is urged to call the Barstow Police Department at 760-256-2211.
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