City of Sacramento Police Department

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

(916) 808-0800
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www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20091214-246
Monday, December 14, 2009

Gas Station Robbery at Knifepoint

The Sacramento Police Department is seeking help from the community to identify the robbery suspect in the attached photographs.

On Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at 10:36 p.m., officers responded to the 2200 block of Howe Avenue on a robbery.  The suspect entered the gas station and requested cigarettes from the clerk.  The suspect brandished a knife and demanded money.  The clerk complied and the suspect fled the store with the cigarettes and the cash. 

The suspect is described as a male White, 18-22 years old, 6'0", 180 lbs, with a clean shaven appearance.  He was wearing a white beanie cap, a brown sweatshirt, jeans and Converse brand shoes. 

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.

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

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