City of Sacramento Police Department

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Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

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For Immediate Release No. 20090826-183
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Ice-Cream Bandit Gets Away with Cold Cash

The Sacramento Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a female suspected of robbing two south area businesses.

On Friday, August 14, 2009, at 8:40 p.m., the suspect entered a yogurt shop (1300 block of Florin Road) and robbed an employee at gunpoint.  After obtaining cash, she fled on foot.

On Monday, August 17, 2009, at 9:44 p.m., she entered an ice-cream shop (6300 block of Riverside Boulevard) and robbed an employee at gunpoint.  After obtaining cash, she fled on foot.

In both incidents, the suspect was described as a female White adult, in her 20's.  She was wearing a black or blue hooded sweatshirt and had her face covered with a blue and white bandana.  See pictures below.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime or this person, 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.

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