Man Robbed When Giving Money to Transient

Sunday at approximately 12:45 p.m., SLOPD officers responded to a report of two males fighting at the county bus stop on Osos between Palm and Monterey. Officers located the victim 42-year-old George Durst of San Luis Obispo who reported that he was robbed when he attempted to give money to a transient male who had asked for a few dollars. No weapon was used in the robbery.

Officers located the suspect within the hour in the downtown area based on the description provided by the victim and evidence located at the scene. 45-year-old Ryan Kenlon was booked at the San Luis Obispo County Jail on a charge of robbery. Bail was set at $60,000.

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