Sacto 9-1-1
April 24, 2013
Sacramento police seek to identify armed robbery suspect

SACPD ROBBERY SUSPECT image001 (17).jpgSacramento police are asking the public's help in identifying a suspect in the robbery of a business.

Police responded about 10:30 a.m. Friday to the 1500 block of West El Camino Avenue regarding an armed robbery of Advance America. The suspect, armed with a handgun, entered the business, demanded money and ordered the victim into a safe, according to a Police Department news release.

The suspect stole money from the safe, then left the business on foot.

The suspect (pictured) is described as in his 20s, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 140 to 150 pounds, with a thin mustache. He was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, white athletic shoes and a black ball cap that possibly bore an adidas logo.

Anyone with information pertaining to the investigation is asked to call the Sacramento Police Department's communications center at (916) 264-5471, Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357, or text a tip to 274637. Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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