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
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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20100916-170
Thursday, September 16, 2010

A Man Dressed As a Woman Robs Local Store

The Sacramento Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who robbed a local convenience store clerk at gunpoint.

On Tuesday, September 14, 2010, at 9:09 p.m., the suspect entered a gas station/convenience store located in the 8900 block of Pocket Road and robbed the store clerk at gunpoint.  The suspect took cash from the cash register and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a male Black adult who was dressed like a woman.  He is believed to be in his early 20's, 5'10" in height, and weighing about 175 pounds.  He was wearing a pink hat, pink shirt, pink/black plaid skirt and pink high heel shoes.

Detectives are releasing the surveillance video in hopes that someone will recognize the suspect and come forward with information needed to identify him.

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

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