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Release Date/Time: 11/3/2014 10:18 AM
Date: Saturday, 8/9/2014
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Wal Mart- 1375 N. Davis Road
Second request for asistance in identifying a robbery suspect. this release was originally published on August 12, 2014.
The Salinas Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a robbery suspect pictured below. The suspect entered the Walmart store on N. Davis Road and concealed merchandise. He exited the store making no effort to pay for the concealed items. Once outside a loss prevention officer attempted to detain the suspect. The suspect assaulted the loss prevention officer and fled on foot to a waiting vehicle. The suspect made good his escape in the vehicle. The loss prevention officer was not injured during the assault. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult in his 20's, 5'8", 170 lbs., black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, red t-shirt and a black ball cap with a "P" on the front. The vehicle was a red Suzuki four door. Anyone with information on the suspect's identity is asked to contact Detective Gabe Gonzalez at 831-758-7127 or at [email protected].
Release Authorized by: Cdr. Dave Shaw