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. 20120410-046
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Police Seek Help in Identifying “Construction Worker” Robber

The Sacramento Police Department is asking for the community's help in identifying a suspect wanted for robbery. 

On Monday, April 02, 2012, at approximately 11:45 a.m., police responded to the 3600 block of Northgate Boulevard regarding a business robbery.  The suspect was described as a 30-40 year-old male Black adult with an athletic build, weighed approximately 220 pounds and had black paint or shoe polish on his face.   The unknown suspect was wearing a white construction hard hat, orange reflective vest, blue jeans, white and black tennis shoes and dark gloves.  The suspect entered the business, brandished a pistol and took merchandise and money before fleeing the scene. (See lower left picture.) 

On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at approximately 8:00 p.m., a suspect similar in appearance, entered the Jack in the Box in the 4100 block of Norwood Avenue and robbed the business at gunpoint, (see lower right picture.)

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or 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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