Sketch of Unknown Suspect Wanted for Armed Robbery in San Marcos

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego County

Sheriff’s Department’s San Marcos Station are asking for the public’s assistance in

identifying and locating an unknown suspect who robbed an adult male while he was

sitting in his vehicle.

On June 12, 2018, at about 7:40 p.m., the male victim parked his car in the Buffalo

Wild Wings parking lot, located at 1010 W. San Marcos Blvd in San Marcos. An

unknown male suspect, driving a light colored Nissan Versa, abruptly parked his car

behind the victim's car. The suspect then exited his car, approached the victim's car,

and opened the driver’s door. The suspect placed a 10-12 inch "Keyhole Saw" blade,

also known as a drywall saw, to the victim's neck and demanded his iPhone. The

suspect threatened to cut the victim up and forcefully removed the iPhone from the

victim's hand, before fleeing the area.

The victim provided a composite sketch of the suspect.

Suspect Description: The suspect was described as a White or Hispanic male between

the ages of 21-25, standing approximately 5'9-6'0 tall, with a thin build. He weighed

between 160-170lbs, had short wavy hair, dark eyes, and was clean shaven. He had

severe acne on his face. He was last seen wearing a black snap back hat, a . length

shirt and black cargo shorts.

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the

San Marcos Sheriff’s station at (760) 510-5200 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 for more information on how to send anonymous web

and mobile app tips.

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Detective Jessica Boegler at(760) 510-5223 or email at
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Deputy AdrianaUribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at or Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at .