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Post Date:06/28/2019 12:06 AM

TYPE OF INCIDENT:  Strong Arm Robbery


DATE AND TIME OCCURRED:  06/27/19 2105 Hours


LOCATION OF OCCURRENCE:  354 N. Second St. El Cajon






SUSPECT 1:  Black male adult, 6' 0" 200 lbs, wearing a black bandana mask, black hooded sweatshirt, and jeans.

SUSPECT 2: Black male adult, 5' 7"  170 lbs, wearing a black bandana mask, and jeans.

SUSPECT 3: Unknown


RESUME OF INCIDENT:  On 06/27/19, at about 2105 hours, two suspects entered the T-Mobile store. The suspects wore bandana masks, demanded merchandise from employees and assaulted a customer inside the store. No weapons were used in the crime. The customer suffered minor injuries which did not require medical treatment. The suspects fled the area in a dark colored Chrysler four door sedan. Officers caught up to the vehicle in the Rolando Village Area of San Diego. Three suspects fled from the car in the 6300 block of Stanley Ave. El Cajon Police and San Diego Police searched the area and located one of the suspects in the 4600 block of Mataro Dr. The vehicle used in the robbery was recovered along with property from the store. Two suspects remain outstanding at this time. The investigation is continuing.

If there is anyone with further information regarding this incident, please call the El Cajon Police Department at (619) 579-3311 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.


PREPARED BY: Lt. K. MacArthur

DIVISION:  Patrol Division

DATE AND TIME: 06/27/19 2341 Hours

REVIEWED BY:  Sgt. K. Reilly


Jeff Davis, Chief Of Police

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