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Visalia Police Department
Monday May 4th, 2015 :: 01:04 p.m. PDT

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Robbery arrest after replica gun used at CVS this morning..........

Arrested:
Joseph Jackson 21

Details: On 5-4-15 at approximately 0148 hours, patrol officers were dispatched to the CVS pharmacy located in the Mary's Vineyard Shopping Centre in regards to an armed robbery in progress. Officers responded and arrived on scene as the suspect was leaving the store on foot. (S) Joseph Jackson fled from officers and discarded a realistic looking replica firearm and a large amount of U.S. currency as he fled. (S) Jackson was taken into custody and later booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility for armed robbery. During the investigation officers learned (S) Jackson entered the store with the replica firearm, demanded cash from from an employee, and fled the business after receiving the money. There were no injuries incurred during this incident and all of the money taken during the robbery was recovered and returned to the business.

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Visalia Police Department
303 South Johnson Street
Visalia, CA 93291

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Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 559-734-8116

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