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. 20100128-017
Thursday, January 28, 2010

Hey Look, It's a Surveillance Camera, I'm Going to be on TV

The Sacramento Police Department is releasing surveillance photos of two armed robbers.  Both suspects looked directly at the surveillance camera during the robbery which captured clear images of their faces.  Detectives hope someone will recognize them and come forward with the information needed to identify them.

On Saturday, January 23, 2009, at 3:37 p.m., two suspects entered a video game store located in the 3600 block of Northgate Boulevard.  They approached an employee and demanded money at gunpoint.  The employee complied.  Both suspect fled after obtaining cash.  The suspects were seen fleeing in a four-door, beige, 1990's Buick.

Suspect #1 was described as a male Black adult, in his early 20's, 5'9" - 5'11" in height, and weighing 130-180 pounds.  He was wearing a gray hoodie.

Suspect #2 was described as a male Black in his late teens, 5'6" - 5"10" in height, and weighing approximately 140 pounds.  He was wearing a black jacket, dark jeans, and a black beanie (snow flake designs and pom-poms).

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.

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