Suspects Wanted for Armed Robbery of Quality Inn

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 two unknown suspects wanted for a commercial armed robbery of a Quality Inn located in the San Ysidro area of San Diego. 

On July 25, 2017, at 11:25 p.m., two unknown suspects ran into the front desk area of the Quality Inn located at 930 W. San Ysidro Boulevard. Suspect # 1 (S-1) pointed a handgun at both clerks and walked around the front counter while suspect # 2 (S-2) jumped over the front counter.  S-1 demanded money from the cash register and both clerks’ wallets. The clerks complied. S-1 also took a backpack belonging to one of the clerks. Both suspects ran outside and got into a light colored Toyota Corolla and were last seen driving eastbound on W. San Ysidro Boulevard towards the Interstate 5 northbound on-ramp.

Suspects’/ Vehicle Description: 

Suspect 1

Described as a White male, 20 to 30-years-old, 6’0” tall, 150 lbs., wearing a plain blue baseball cap, grey gloves, black jacket, grey shirt, blue jeans, and had a light colored mask covering the upper portion of his face. S-1 was armed with a silver colored semi auto handgun.

Suspect 2

Described as possibly a Hispanic or light skin Black male, 20 to 30-years-old, wearing a black t-shirt with a picture of a pit bull on the front of it, blue jeans, blue gloves, and had a monkey animal mask covering his face.

Suspects’ vehicle

Described as a light colored 1998-2002 Toyota Corolla. 

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 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. Eric Hays 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