CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK 01-11-13: POLICE SEEK SUSPECT IN AGGRAVATED ROBBERY
A man with a bag in each hand walks into a central department store, pulling out what witnesses described as a “sawed off shotgun” and demanded money, making this the
Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week”
On Saturday, October 13th, 2012, just before 3:00 P.M., the man entered Family Dollar at 5018 Alameda, placed one bag on the floor and pulled the sawed off shotgun out of it. He told the cashier to give him all the money in the cash register. The cashier tried to run away, but was not able to. The suspect pointed his shotgun at a customer and told the cashier in Spanish not to jeopardize the customers as he was only interested in getting the money. The cashier returned to the register and gave him the money. The suspect ran out of the store, going west on Alameda and then south on Concepcion. He was seen getting into a blue or green Ford Windstar with sliding doors on both sides.
The suspect is an Hispanic male in his 20’s, 5’6” to 5’8”, and about 135 to 150 pounds. He was wearing a black cap with a white San Francisco 49ers logo and white trim, a white polo shirt with dark stripes, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes. He was carrying a black bag with black and white straps and a camouflage gym bag.
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