City of Sacramento Police Department

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Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

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For Immediate Release No. 20100730-136
Friday, July 30, 2010

Robber Targets Pharmacy Twice

The Sacramento Police Department is asking for the community's help to identify an armed robber. 

On July 17 and July 26, 2010, officers responded to a robbery at a pharmacy in the 400 block of Howe Avenue.  In both incidents, the suspect entered the business, handed a note to the employee which demanded Oxycontin.  During the first robbery, the suspect was armed with a gun.

The suspect was captured on surveillance cameras during both robberies.  The suspect is described as a male Black, 20-30's, 5'9", 200 lbs, glasses, and a tattoo in cursive writing on the right side of his neck. 

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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