City of Sacramento Police Department

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

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20090828-185
Friday, August 28, 2009

Help Catch The Cigarette Burglar

The Sacramento Police Department is seeking the communities help in identifying a man responsible for a convenience store burglary.

On Saturday, July 11, 2009 at 0156 hours, the suspect used a rock to break the front window of the convenience store located at 402 12th St.  He entered the store via the broken window and stole several packs of cigarettes.  He is pictured below, fleeing the scene carrying the cigarettes.  The suspect is believed to be a Black male in his 50's, with salt and pepper colored hair.  He was wearing a white tank top with a dark short sleeve shirt and dark pants. 

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.

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

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