Crime

Police seek details in armed robbery

No one was hurt during a reported armed robbery Saturday night on East Olive Avenue and G Street, Merced police said.

Officers were dispatched to the area at 7:28 p.m. A 48-year-old man said an unidentified Latino man walked up and pointed a handgun at him and demanded his wallet. The victim feared for his safely and immediately gave his wallet to the robber, according to investigators.

The suspect fled the area on foot. Police said the victim couldn't say which direction the robber fled. The victim was uninjured, and the wallet contained an unspecified amount of money.

Police are asking anyone with information about the robbery or suspect to call Detective Sgt. Scott Skinner at (209) 385-4702 or the department's automated tip-line at (209) 385-4725. All calls are kept confidendial and you can remain anonymous.

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