Release Date/Time: 8/13/2016 12:53 AM
Report #: 16 08 0691
Date: Saturday, 8/13/2016
Time: 9:08 PM
Location: 600 Block of E. Alisal Street
A man with a grey beard entered the laundromat with a gun in each hand and robbed three people. The suspect approached a 22 year old male and a 22 year old female and demanded their money. The man handed over his wallet with a small amount of cash, and his cell phone. The suspect then turned to woman who was holding her one-year-old and attempted to rob her but she had nothing. The suspect then moved to a 35 year old man, and when the man showed him his empty wallet the suspect pistol whipped him across the face. The suspect took hiss empty wallet and cell phone and fled westbound on Alisal. Suspect was described as an HMA in his 40's with a grey beard, 5'7”, 170lbs, wearing a grey hoodie, black ski mask, and blue jeans. He was armed with two guns a black semi-auto and a grey semi-auto in the other. A white PT cruiser may have been involved.
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