Man walking near Sky Harbor robbed, assaulted, police say

Posted at 4:25 AM, Sep 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-22 10:03:06-04

Police are investigating after a man was reportedly assaulted and robbed while walking near a bus stop in the area of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

According to information at the scene near 40th and Van Buren streets, a man was reportedly jumped by another late Wednesday night.

The suspect assaulted the victim, stole his wallet and ran off to a nearby parking lot where a woman was waiting in a car.

The victim told police the car hit a tree during the escape but managed to take off anyway.

Police say the victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.

All involved parties reportedly knew each other.