Armed Robbery

Release Date/Time: 6/2/2015 12:14 AM

Incident: Armed Robbery

Report #: 15-060088

Date: Monday, 6/1/2015

Time: 11:19 PM

Location: 20-Block of California St.

A 21 year old male was in his vehicle in the 20-block of California St. talking to a friend when a male approached.  He claimed to have a gun and demanded the victim's money.  When the victim stated he only had $20, the suspect sat down in the passenger's seat and grabbed the victim's wallet.  The suspect then had a short conversation with the victim before getting up to leave. As he exited, the suspect vomited and then walked southbound on California St. towards Market Way. He was described as a Hispanic male, 6'0" tall, 240 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. He wore a gray hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

Release Authorized by: Commander Henry Gomez

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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