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Visalia Police Department
Thursday May 21st, 2015 :: 01:08 p.m. PDT


2 teens held after robbing gas station of beer

1. Male Juvenile 17
2. Female Juvenile 13

Details: On 5-20-2015, at appx 1756 hrs, Officers respond to 410 E Mineral King regarding a Robbery which had occurred. The female juvenile had selected beer out of the display case, which prompted the cashier to approach her due to her age. The male suspect brandished a large knife and attempted to stab the (V) cashier. The (V) cashier quickly grabbed the knife and wrestled with his attacker. The female suspect fled the scene with the beer, as the (V) cashier pushed the knife weilding suspect out the front buiness doors. Visalia PD Officers later located the suspects and took them into custody. The knife and stolen property were also located and collected as evidence. As a result of this incident, the (V) cashier sustained minor lacerations which did not require hospitalization

Visalia Police Department
303 South Johnson Street
Visalia, CA 93291

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

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