CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK 08-10-12: POLICE SEEK INFO. ABOUT AGGRAVATED ROBBERY
A man with a note demanding money aims a handgun at the clerk of a Westside business and flees with an undisclosed amount of money, making this the
Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week.”
On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012, just before 10 P.M., the male suspect entered the Subway restaurant at 1055 Sunland Park Drive and asked to use the restroom. The suspect then immediately returned to the counter and handed a note to the clerk demanding money from the cash register. At the same time, the suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk who, fearing for his life, gave the subject an undisclosed amount of money.
When the subject exited the Subway, he crossed Sunland Park Drive and got into a black sedan that was waiting for him in the McDonald’s parking lot. The vehicle fled east on Sunland Park and took the on-ramp to I-10 East. The suspect is described as a black or Middle Eastern man in his 20’s, 5’7” tall, with a medium to dark complexion and a mustache. He spoke good English and was wearing black shirt and pants, a black baseball cap with large red letters, a dark blue hoodie with a red number 3 on the right sleeve and a white Polo emblem on the left side of the jacket. The getaway vehicle was a dark colored, late 90’s or early 2000’s Buick Regal.
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