San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Robbery Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating two unknown suspects for two commercial armed robberies. One case occurred at the Tepito Club (clothing store) in the Otay Mesa area of San Diego. The following day an armed robbery occurred at a Chevron gas station in Pacific Beach area of San Diego. It is believed the same suspects are responsible for both robberies.
On July 28, 2019, at 1:22 p.m., an unknown female and unknown male suspect entered the Tepito Club located at 2364 Roll Drive, in San Diego. They selected numerous pieces of merchandise and approached the counter. The female suspect pulled out a handgun and demanded cash from the register. The clerk complied. The couple left the store and were last seen driving off in a blue Toyota Corolla.
On July 29, 2019, at 4:07 p.m., an unknown female and an unknown male suspect entered the Chevron gas station located at 1575 Garnet Avenue, in San Diego. The suspects selected numerous items of merchandise. After selecting the items, the female pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the register. The clerk complied and the suspects left the scene on foot.
The female suspect is described as White, approximately 5’6” tall, thin build, wearing a black tank top and grey leggings.
The male suspect is described as White, medium build, 30-years-old with tattoos.
Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspects is asked to call the SDPD’s Robbery Unit at (619) 531-2299 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips.
Media inquiries about this case can be directed to SDPD Robbery Lt. Martha Sainz at (619) 533-5752 or email at email@example.com .
Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Deputy Marcial Lopez at (619) 531-1547 or email at email@example.com .