Teen robbed of cell phone outside Springfield Crossing Apartments

A teen was robbed of his cell phone Sunday afternoon outside Springfield Crossing Apartments, Columbus police said.

The robbery happened about 5:30 p.m. outside the 3320 N. Lumpkin Road apartments. The 15-year-old boy was on the apartments’ playground when another teen approached and hit him on his right jaw, reports state.

Police say the suspect then took a $400 cell phone before leaving the scene.

The suspect is a 15- to 17-year-old black male known as Robert “June.” He’s 5-foot-8 and 145 pounds. He wore a red Alabama shirt, white pants and had a white and red hat.