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. 20100528-101
Friday, May 28, 2010

Robber Caught on Camera

The Sacramento Police Department is seeking the community's help to identify an armed robber who was caught on video surveillance.

On May 27, 2010, at 10:52 a.m., the suspect was caught on surveillance camera at a gas station located in the 3700 block of Franklin Boulevard.  The suspect displayed a gun, reached over the counter and grabbed money out of the opened cash register.

A similar robbery is being investigated that may be connected.  On May 22, 2010, at 10:37 a.m., a suspect entered a cell phone business located in the 3900 block of Stockton Boulevard.  The suspect displayed a gun, had the clerk open the cash register, reached over the counter and grabbed money.

The suspect in both robberies was described as a male Black, in his late 30's-40's years of age, 5'10", 200 lbs, medium to heavy build.

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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