Armed robber gets cash at Los Banos store

Los Banos EnterpriseApril 21, 2014 

The Los Banos Police Department is investigating a convenience store armed robbery that occurred early Sunday.

Police responded to Circle K, 547 West I St., at 2:26 a.m. after receiving a report of a robbery.

Officers spoke with a store clerk who said a Latino man entered the building with a handgun and demanded money. Police said the robber concealed his face but did not describe how this was done.

The robber was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled the store in an unknown direction.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The robber was described as about 5 feet 4 inches tall with a heavy build, wearing a long-sleeve white shirt and dark blue jeans.

To leave an anonymous crime tip call ( 209) 827-7070 Ext. 288. If you have access to a computer and the Internet you can also leave an anonymous tip at the Police Department’s webpage at www.losbanos.org. At the bottom of the “Contact” page simply click on the “report graffiti and other crime” link or visit the Merced Area Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-855-725-2420, or at www.mercedareacrimestoppers.org. Reporter Corey Pride can be reached at (209) 826-3831 ext. 6563 or by email at cpride@losbanosenterprise.com

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