Three suspects sought after early morning robbery near midtown

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)- Gainesville Police are investigating a robbery that happened early Thursday morning in the midtown area.
The incident happened near NW 2nd Ave and 17th St.

Police say a victim's phone was taken and the suspects were last seen heading east away from campus.

“This was a continuation of an altercation that occurred in one of the bars in the midtown area and the groups later rendezvous at this location," Gainesville Police Department Inspector Jorge Campos said.

The suspects are described as three black males, one with a muscular build wearing a gray shirt with dreads and the other with a flat top haircut.

The description of the third suspect is unknown.