Midland Police Search for Robbery Suspect 10/21/13
Midland Police Department
MIDLAND - Police are searching for a suspect in an aggravated robbery that took place over the weekend.
Midland Police and Fire Departments responded to reports of an accident involving a pedestrian at approximately 12:27 a.m. Sunday in the 2800 block of North Main Street. Jorge Baltier, 18, was found lying on the street and was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital in critical condition.
It was discovered that the incident stemmed from a theft that took place in the 100 block of West Oak Avenue, when a suspect took $60 from Jessieca Grones, 21, who was trying to buy a cell phone from the suspect. The suspect pushed Grones and fled the scene with the cell phone and money in a recent model of a white Cadillac CTS.
Baltier attempted to stop the suspect by jumping on the hood of the suspectís vehicle and was forced off the vehicle at the spot where he was found by officials.
The suspect is described as a heavy-set, 5-foot-7 Hispanic male in his mid-twenties.