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. 20100121-012
Thursday, January 21, 2010

Jewelry Department Gets Hammered

The Sacramento Police Department is seeking the community's help in identifying a robbery suspect caught on surveillance video. 

On Saturday, December 12, 2009, at midnight, two suspects entered a department store located in the 1800 block of Arden Way.  One of the suspects exited the store and retrieved their vehicle.  Suspect #1, who has been identified, jumped on the jewelry counter and threatened the employees with a hammer.  The suspect reached into the jewelry case and grabbed several valuable rings.  Both suspects fled in a light-colored 1997-2003 Lexus ES300 or similar type vehicle. 

Suspect #1 - has been identified.

Suspect #2 was described as a male White in his late 20's.  He was 5'7" to 5'9" in height, 150-160 pounds, with blonde or red hair and a goatee.  He was wearing a black hat, black leather coat, a light green shirt with a white collar and brown leather 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.

Suspect #1 and #2

Suspect #1 and #2

Suspect #2

Suspect #2

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

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