Armed Robbery - Business

Release Date/Time: 5/12/2016 10:14 PM

Incident: Armed Robbery - Business

Report #: 16-050660

Date: Thursday, 5/12/2016

Time: 6:15 PM

Location: Factory 2 U - 1022 East Alisal Street

An unidentified Hispanic Male Adult suspect, 30's, 5-8/185, dark blue t-shirt, black jeans and white tennis shoes entered the store wearing gray colored latex gloves holding a sickle knife. He immediately walked up behind the female clerk, threatened her and demanded all of the money from the register. The suspect obtained an unknown amount of money from the register and fled the store on foot. He dropped some of the money as he ran out. A customer from inside of the store chased after the suspect. The suspect threatened the customer.  The suspect ran toward a cab but the driver refused to let him in because he was holding a knife. The suspect ran across to the Mi Pueblo parking lot where he tried to get into a couple of occupied vehicles. The suspect was last seen on foot towards East Alisal Street and Felice Street.  If you know the suspect and are able to identify him contact Officer Gerry Magana at 831-775-4201 ext. 6225 or email him:  [email protected] or the non-emergency number 831-758-7321.

Release Authorized by: Commander David Crabill

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

Question of the Day

What can I do if I see a car parked in my neighborhood which I think may be abandoned?

The City of Salinas has people specifically designated to handle abandoned vehicles and long-term parking problems. These problems are generally handled on a complaint basis. The abandoned vehicle office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. The phone number, day or night, is (831) 758-7316.

The following information will help you determine whether or not a vehicle has been abandoned or is a long-term parking problem:


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