Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Quick Officer Response Catches Armed Robbery Suspects

On July 19,2015 at 2:15am, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at the AM/PM Gas Station, 1150 W. Baseline Rd.

A single male subject entered the store and robbed the clerk while threating with a handgun. The suspect fled the store behind the business to the north east. The Air Unit arrived overhead within a minute. Officers arriving on scene started setting up a perimeter to the north and east.

 As one Officer arrived on scene he observed a subject matching the suspect’s description running south on S. Emerson towards W. Baseline Rd. The Officer detained this subject who was eventually identified by the victim as the suspect. When officers contacted the victim he described another male subject who he though was a lookout. A Officer located a subject matching the description of the lookout walking north on S. Alma School Rd north of the business. The victim also identified this subject as the lookout. Some of the suspects clothing was located near where he was detained.  A third suspect involved in the crime was located at a nearby apartment. 

Two of the suspects were adults and the third was a 16 year old juvenile.  The two adults were booked into jail for Armed Robbery.  The juvenile was booked into juvenile holding for Armed Robbery.

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