Armed Robbery

Release Date/Time: 11/20/2016 1:27 AM

Incident: Armed Robbery

Report #: 16 11 1133

Date: Sunday, 11/20/2016

Time: 10:22 PM

Location: 400 Block of E. Market Street

A 53-year-old man, and his 52-year-old wife were walking through the parking lot headed to a bar on the 400 block of East Market Street. A man approached them and robbed the man of his wallet at gunpoint. The suspect was described as a HMA, in his 20's, 5'-8”, thin build, short hair, wearing a white or cream colored shirt with stripes in the front. The suspect then ran toward the Shell gas station at Market and Kern Street. The suspect may have gotten into a black 4 door Cadillac.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Salinas Police Department at (831) 758-7321. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Tip Line at (831) 775-4222, or the We-Tip Line at 1-800-78 CRIME, or text information to the Text to the Text Tip Line with the code "SPD831" to "847411".

Release Authorized by: Cmdr. John C. Murray

Telephone: (831) 758-7250

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