Suspect Captured for Commercial Armed Robbery


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San Diego County Crime Stoppers along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Robbery Unit captured the suspect wanted for a commercial armed robbery of a Shell gas station located in the Golden Hill area of San Diego. 

On January 31, 2019, at 4:26 a.m., an unknown male suspect entered the Shell gas station located at 2484 F Street, in San Diego. The suspect approached the counter and pointed a handgun at the clerk while demanding money from the cash register. The clerk complied and the suspect fled the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a Black male, 5’05”- 5’06” tall, weighs 200 to 250 lbs., unshaven, wearing a black beanie, black hooded sweatshirt, gloves, black pants, and dark colored tennis shoes with white soles. 

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 .