Suspect Showed The Clerk A Handgun
SALINAS—Do you know, or have you seen, this man? If so, the Salinas Police would like you call them. He is wanted for the armed robbery of the Factory 2-U store in the Harden Ranch Shopping Center on North Main Street in Salinas.
On Thursday, March 12, at 7:27 pm, Salinas Police were called to the clothing retail store in regards to an armed robbery that had just occurred. The suspect had left the store before police arrived. According to the clerk, the suspect acted like an ordinary customer. He waited in line like a customer, and even put clothes on the counter as if he was going to pay for them.
As the clerk was pulling the security tags off the items, preparing them for purchase, the suspect lifted his shirt displaying what appeared to be a handgun. The suspect then demanded that the clerk hand over an undisclosed amount of cash. Once receiving the cash, he fled out the front door. The suspect was as seen fleeing the area in a white Toyota Camry.
The suspect is described as a white male about 30-years of age, 5-feet-11 and weighing about 220 pounds. At the time of the robbery the suspect was wearing a black hoodie and black Dickies shorts.
The Salinas Police ask that if you see him do not approach, as he is to be considered armed and dangerous. If you recognize him please call the Salinas Police non-emergency number at 1-831-758-7321.