Suspect Wanted for Commercial Armed Robberies

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Up to $1,000 Reward Offered 

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 an unknown suspect wanted for two separate commercial armed robberies of a Chevron gas station located in the Mountain View area of San Diego. 

On Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 4:00 a.m., and Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 3:52 a.m., an unknown suspect robbed the Chevron gas station located at 3502 National Avenue, in San Diego. In both incidents, the suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded they open the cash register. The suspect stole cash from the register and several packs of cigarettes in both cases. The suspect was last seen fleeing the business on foot in a northbound direction. Investigators believe the same suspect is responsible for both robberies. 

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 35 to 40-years-old, 5’6” to 5’9” tall, 170 to 180 lbs., has a light complexion with acne on his face. During the June 2nd robbery, the suspect was wearing blue jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt. During the November 3rd robbery, the suspect was wearing blue jeans, a blue and white plaid colored long-sleeved shirt, blue bandana covering his face, and a black baseball cap. 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect 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 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 . 

  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at .