Monday, September 24, 2012

News Release - Armed Robbery & Attempt Murder

Incident:  Armed Robbery – Attempt Murder

Contact:  Watch Commander, (626) 574-5156

Date / Time of Press Release:  September 24, 2012, 5:00pm

At approximately 9:20 a.m. this morning a masked man entered the 7-11 Store located at 2. E. Duarte Road.  The man pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money.  The clerk grabbed the handgun, a brief struggle ensued for the weapon, and the weapon discharged into the ceiling of the business.  No one was injured.  The suspect fled on foot southbound on Santa Anita Avenue out of sight.  An area check by responding police officers proved negative. 

The suspect is described as a male, 5’5” tall, stocky build, wearing a “skull” type mask, black hoodie, and trousers.  Weapon used was a black handgun.  Anyone with information is urged to contact the Arcadia Police Department.         

Bob Anderson, Lieutenant
Operations Division
Case 12-04407

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