City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20090727-156
Monday, July 27, 2009

Robbery Caught On Surveillance

The Sacramento Police Department is looking to identify a man who robbed a gas station.

On Sunday, July 5, 2009, at 8:56 p.m., the Shell Gas Station located at 5551 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, was robbed at knifepoint.  The suspect entered the business and approached the clerk at the counter, making demands.  The clerk complied and the suspect stole cash from the register. 

The suspect is described as a Black or Hispanic male (or possibly bi-racial), 23-24 years old.  He is 5'6" and 150 lbs.  He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a red shirt underneath and dark jeans.  The jeans had a design on the right rear pocket.  He was armed with a knife and fled the business on foot.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES).  Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.    

Suspect With Knife

Suspect With Knife

Suspect With Cash

Suspect With Cash

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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