A man was on his cell phone in the 500 block of Forest Avenue at 12:08 a.m. Friday morning when two men jumped out of a car and robbed him of his wallet, Palo Alto police Lt. Sandra Brown said.
One of the men flashed a handgun, hit the victim in the head and "forcibly removed his wallet," Brown said.
An East Palo Alto police officer spotted the suspects' vehicle in the driveway of an East Palo Alto house shortly after the robbery. Palo Alto police -- with help from the East Palo Alto and Menlo Park police departments -- searched the house and found the victim's wallet, as well as the handgun and clothing used in the robbery.
One of the suspects was detained and booked into Juvenile Hall in San Jose. The victim was not seriously injured.