3 teenaged girls in custody after Clark High School student robbed at knifepoint, San Antonio police say

Suspect jumped on officer as he wrestled another suspect, police say

SAPD officers investigate a robbery on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, in the 5000 block of De Zavala Road. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – Three teenage girls are in custody after a Clark High School student was robbed near the campus, according to the San Antonio Police Department.

Police said the male student was robbed at knifepoint just after 8 a.m. Thursday at De Zavala Road and Red Maple Wood on the city’s North Side. The victim then walked to a bakery in the 5000 block of De Zavala Road to call for help.

An officer at the scene injured his knee when he wrestled one suspect to the ground and a second suspect jumped on him. A passerby helped pull the suspect off the officer, police said.

The three suspects, including two 16-year-olds and one 18-year-old, are now in custody.

Officers found the knife used and recovered most of the victim’s belongings, according to SAPD. They are still looking for his phone.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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