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Walnut Creek Police Department
Wednesday December 30th, 2015 :: 01:46 p.m. PST


Armed Robbery in Walnut Creek

WCPD Case Number: 15-46053
Date / Time Occurred: 12/30/15 at 0435 hours
Location: 605 Ygnacio Valley Road (Valero Gas)
Crime Description / Code: Armed Robbery/ PC 211

Adult male (possibly Asian), 30 years old, 5-09, stocky build, wearing black sweatshirt, blue jeans and a full face ski mask. Suspect was armed with a black handgun. No suspect vehicle seen.

Prepared By: Lieutenant Lanny Edwards

On 12/30/15 at 0435 hours, the Walnut Creek Police Department (WCPD) received a call that a robbery had just occurred at the Valero Gas Station located at 605 Ygnacio Valley Road. Surveillance video showed the suspect fled southbound on foot. Officers arrived within a minute and set up a perimeter. A WCPD K-9 tracked the scent but no one was located.

The suspect brandished a handgun at the victim/employee and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the cash register before fleeing. No one was injured in the crime.

The suspect is believed to be the same responsible for recent robberies in Redwood City and San Leandro. Investigators from all involved agencies are working together to get the suspect identified.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call WCPD Detective Jeha at (925) 256-3518.

Walnut Creek Police Department
1666 N Main St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 925-943-5844

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