Three teenagers were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night as they were out walking near their homes off of Vineyard Avenue, police said.
The armed robbery occurred at 7:34 p.m. on Vine Street near Wild Flower Lane when the teens, two of them 18 and the other 17, were approached as they walked along the sidewalk by a group of men in their early 20s. One of the suspects pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the teens, according to Lt. Tom Fenner of the Pleasanton Police Department, and demanded they give them their valuables.
"I think they were after electronics," Fenner said.
Another suspect allegedly punched the 17-year-old, giving him a broken jaw.
Fenner said the teens told police the incident only lasted 15-20 seconds and the suspects, believed to be four or five black males dressed in all black clothing, got into a dark color older model four-door sedan. They were last seen driving on Mavis Drive towards Vineyard. Police put out an area wide broadcast to officers but the suspects could not be located.
"We don't really have much to go on. If this rings a bell with anyone, please contact us," Fenner said. The number to call is 931-5100.