SANTA CLARITA — On Friday morning at the Canyon Market on the 18200 block of Soledad Canyon Road, a woman who was eight months pregnant attempted to purchase a money order.
As the surveillance video shows, the customer was laying out bills on the counter.
To her right stood another man who appeared to be interested in her transaction. The suspect spoke with the employee, approached the counter and then attempted to grab the wad of cash.
The employee grabbed back and successfully held onto most of the money. The suspect ran out of the store.
The victim chased after the suspect and got a look at his getaway vehicle — a white Ford Fusion with tinted windows and a moon roof.
The suspect is a black male in his 30’s, 5’9″ tall with medium length black curly hair.
Pregnant Woman Robbed at Canyon Country Store; Detectives Asking Public's Assistance with Identifying SuspectA suspect, M/B, 30's, approx. 5'9" robbed a pregnant woman at a Canyon Country convenience store on March 3, 2017. Do you know who he is, or where we can find him? Call Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station at 661-255-1121 or submit anonymous tips to LA CrimeStoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). The 23-year-old woman, 8 months pregnant was attempting to make a money order purchase. During the transaction, the victim placed cash on the store clerk's counter. As she was conducting the transaction, the suspect, a black male in his 30's, approximately 5'9" with black curly hair, medium length, walked into the store, standing behind her as she placed money on the counter. The suspect then shoved the victim to the side, grabbing the money on the counter. The store clerk simultaneously grabbed cash at the same time. The suspect released most of the currency and fled on foot. The victim, believing the suspect was still in possession of a majority of her cash, chased after the suspect.The suspect got into a white Ford Fusion with tinted windows and a moon roof, which was waiting outside. The suspect’s vehicle was last seen traveling northbound on Solamint Canyon Road, near Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country.Refer File #: 917-03063-0631-047
Posted by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Wednesday, March 8, 2017