Armed Robbery

Release Date/Time: 6/3/2013 11:27 AM

Incident: Armed Robbery

Report #: 13-051518

Date: Friday, 5/31/2013

Time: 9:48 PM

Location: 0-100 block of E. Romie Ln.

Officer responded to an armed robbery at the Santa Cruz Market located in the 0-100 block of E. Romie Ln. A suspect armed with a shotgun came into the business and demanded money and a bottle of liquor. The clerk complied and the suspect fled out the door with an undisclosed amount of cash and a liquor bottle. The suspect was described as an African American adult male approximately 5'11", 200 lbs. wearing black hooded sweatshirt, blue saggy jeans and white tennis shoes.

The suspect fled in a westbound direction through the parking lot towards Hawthorne Ave. Investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Salinas Police Department at 758-7321 or to remain anonymous 775-5222


Release Authorized by: Officer Miguel Cabrera

Telephone: (831) 758-7348