Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Roseville Police Asking For Public's Help Identifying Strong-Arm Robber

The Roseville Police Department needs the public's help identifying the strong-arm robber in the attached photos. At 10:48 a.m. Thursday, May 14, this male entered the Shell Station on the corner of Sunrise Avenue and Coloma Way in Roseville, took a soda from the cooler and handed the clerk $2. As the clerk opened the cash register drawer, the robber grabbed the cash drawer, causing the clerk to fall backwards. The suspect fled with a small amount of cash. No vehicle was seen.

The suspect appears to be a Hispanic male in his late teens or 20s, 5'8" to 5'10" tall, with a medium build and very short or shaved hair. He wore a New York Yankees ball cap and a plain dark colored t-shirt. He also wore a chain around his neck and stud earrings in both ears.

Anyone who recogiznes this person is asked to call the Roseville Police Department Investigations Unit at (916)774-5070, or Roseville Crime Stoppers at (916)783-7867. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips leading to arrest.

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