Armed Robbery

Release Date/Time: 5/13/2013 8:42 AM

Incident: Armed Robbery

Report #: 13-050574

Date: Sunday, 5/12/2013

Time: 8:14 PM

Location: McGowan Dr. & McGowan Circle

Officers responded to an armed robbery at McGowan Dr. at McGowan Cr. The investigation revealed the victim (27) was walking in the area when he was attacked from behind and knocked to the ground. The male suspect then demanded the victim turn over his money. When the victim told the suspect he did not have any cash the suspect became upset, took out a knife and he proceeded to try to stab the victim. The suspect searched the victim's pockets and removed his wallet containing an undisclosed amount of money.

The victim suffered a laceration to his wrist and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Injury was moderate and the victim is expected to recover.

The suspect described as a Hispanic male in his 20's, 5'4", 150 lbs. wearing a white t-shirt and black jeans fled on foot.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Salinas Police Department at 758-7321 or to remain anonymous 775-4222

Release Authorized by: Officer Miguel Cabrera

Telephone: (831) 758-7348