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Armed Robbery, Robbins Mercantile Store, Robbins, CA

Monday, April 2, 2007 9:30 AM

For Immediate Release:

On Sunday, April 1, 2007, at approximately 4:50 PM, the clerk at the Robbins Mercantile Store, 4895 Del Monte Ave, Robbins, CA, was robbed at gun point.

The clerk reported that the suspect entered the store, displayed a handgun and stated, “Give me the money or I shoot you.” The clerk handed over the cash drawer and was told by the suspect to lie down on the floor. The clerk lay on the floor and the suspect fled out the front door with the cash drawer containing an undetermined amount of money. The clerk followed the suspect to the parking lot and saw the suspect flee towards Highway 113 driving a white 80’s model Pontiac Firebird.

The clerk described the suspect as a Hispanic Male, approximately 20-25 years old, 5’5”-5’7” 150-170lbs, wearing a blue t-shirt and blue jeans and wearing a blue stocking cap and sunglasses that covered his face.

Any persons that have information regarding the robbery should call Sutter County Sheriff’s Department, Detective Division at (530)822-7313.

Contact Person and Telephone Number:

Lewis F. McElfresh, Jr.
Captain, Jail Division

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