Up to $1000 Reward
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 commercial armed robbery suspect.
On 12/19/2018, at 10:34 a.m., a male suspect entered the Game Stop store located at 3425 Murphy Canyon Road, in San Diego. The suspect lifted up his shirt and displayed a silver colored revolver in his waistband to the clerk and demanded money from the register. The clerk complied and the suspect fled the store on foot in an unknown direction.
On 12/23/2018, at 9:23 a.m., the same suspect entered the Game Stop store located at 4403 University Avenue, in San Diego. As the suspect was walking towards the counter, an employee recognized the suspect from the robbery on 12/19 at the Murphy Canyon Road location. The employee told another employee to call security. The suspect fled the store on foot in an unknown direction.
On 12/23/2018, at 11:22 a.m., the same suspect entered the Subway restaurant located at 8080 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., in San Diego. The suspect lifted up his shirt and simulated that he had a gun in his waistband. The suspect demanded cash from the clerk. The clerk complied and the suspect fled the store on foot in an unknown direction.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 30 to 35-years-old, 5’7” to 5”9” tall, 180 to 200 lbs. In the first case, the suspect was wearing a white constriction hat, construction glasses, and dark blue or black bandana on his head underneath the hat, black “dickie” style pants, and black tennis shoes with white soles.
During the second and third case, the suspect wore an Anaheim Angels baseball hat, sunglasses, dark colored shirt with black “Dickie” style pants, and grey tennis shoes. During the third case (Subway), the suspect was wearing an orange construction vest.
***Surveillance photos of the suspect can be found on page 2 of this release.***
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 www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips.