A Watertown man reported being robbed while walking down Pleasant Street in Watertown, and lost his cell phone.
On Dec. 30 at 7:42 p.m. Watertown Police received a report of a man who had been robbed, according to Police Lt. James O’Connor.
The man said he had been listening to music on his headphones as he walked down Pleasant Street. Another man approached him and asked if he “had any weed to smoke,” O’Connor said. The man said no, and continued walking toward Watertown Square.
As he walked, the other man came up and grabbed him from behind and said, “Give me your wallet!” The suspect pressed an unknown hard object to the back of the man’s head, O’Connor said. The man pushed the suspect backward into the roadway and then ran across the street.
While he was running, the man dropped his cellphone. The suspect picked it up and said he would give back the phone if he gave him his wallet, O’Connor said. The man continued to run away toward Pleasant Street and contacted Police. He did not get his phone back, which was worth $86.
The suspect is described as a white male, age 30-35, 6-feet tall, with long curly hair and wearing baggy clothing, according to O’Connor. Police are investigating.