Armed Robbery at Crescent City Subway, suspect on the loose
The following is a Press Release from Crescent City Police:
The public is being asked to assist the Crescent City Police Department to help solve an armed robbery that took place on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at approximately 7:01 AM at the Subway Sandwich Shop, located at 850 Hwy 101 North. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the store clerk who advised them that a male subject had entered the business and demanded money from the cash register and the keys to her vehicle while brandishing a silver handgun. The clerk complied with the subject’s demands and he left with an undisclosed amount of money.
The subject was described as a White Male Adult 5’8” tall, 140 lbs, slender build, between 20-27 years of age, goatee, wearing a dark colored long sleeve zipped up puffy style jacket with an elastic waist band, blue, gray, white plaid shorts, white baseball hat, white socks, “Van” shoes, and a white bandana. The subject was seen loitering around the businesses prior to the robbery and proceeded to leave the area after the robbery in an unknown location in the clerk’s vehicle ,described as a Black Mazda 3 four door sedan with California personalized license plate “EVANOW.” All area law enforcement agencies have been notified as this individual is considered armed and dangerous. This investigation is ongoing and periodic updates to inform the public will be forthcoming.
The Crescent City Police Department is asking anyone with information concerning this incident or anyone who was in the area and witnessed anything suspicious, to come forward to assist the police department in the apprehension of the perpetrator. There are a variety of ways for citizens to report this or any suspicious activity to the Police Department. Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Crescent City Police Department at 707-464-2133, or Dispatch at 707-464-4191. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call the Crescent City Crime Tip Line at 707-218-4229 or leave an e-mail message at the Police Department at email@example.com.
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