SAN CARLOS (CBS SF) – Investigators are looking for a group of suspects who allegedly stole a teenage boy’s cellphone at gunpoint Saturday evening near Burton Park in San Carlos, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a robbery in the 900 block of Chestnut Street around 7 p.m.

A 15-year-old boy was approached by a group of seven or eight suspects in dark clothing.

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One of them showed a handgun and demanded the boy’s phone before the group fled, some on foot and others in a late-model black sedan.

The victim wasn’t injured, but deputies are reminding residents in the area to be cautious and aware of their surroundings, especially after dark.

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