City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20110513-082
Friday, May 13, 2011

Police Seek To Identify Armed Robber

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

On May 6, 2011, at 5:55 p.m., officers responded to the 8300 block of Folsom Boulevard on an armed robbery.  The suspect had entered the business with a gun, bounded the employees' arms, and stole property from them but for unknown reasons did not steal property from the business. 

The suspect was caught on surveillance cameras and is described as being a male White, 30's, 6'0, 300 lbs, dark beard, wearing a baseball hat, dark gloves, and carrying an orange backpack.  The suspect was seen driving a 1980-90's light blue car.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) 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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