211 PC Armed Robbery

Release Date/Time: 2/17/2016 3:15 AM

Incident: 211 PC

Report #: 16-020814

Date: Tuesday, 2/16/2016

Time: 10:36 PM

Location: 13000 blk of Jackson St.

An 83 year old Salinas resident returned home from a local bingo establishment. She drove home to the 13000  block of Jackson St. When she pulled into her garage, she was confronted by a male wearing dark clothing and a face mask. He pointed a gun at her and told her to roll down the window. He then smashed the driver's door window of her car with a black revolver. He put the gun to her head and demanded her purse. He opened the rear door and took her purse out of the back seat and fled. The victim received minor injuries from broken glass which did not require hospitalization. No suspects have been identified. Anyone with information related to this crime is urged to contact the Salinas Police Department or call the crime tip line at 831-775-4222

Release Authorized by: Robert Hampson III

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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