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San Luis Obispo Police Department
Monday November 4th, 2019 :: 03:34 p.m. PST


Male suspect robs Metro PCS at gun point in the City of San Luis Obispo


WHAT: Armed Robbery

WHERE: Metro PCS, 2100 Block of Broad, SLO

WHEN: November 4, 2019

DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Captain Brian Amoroso

On Monday November 4, 2019 at approximately 1:35 pm the San Luis Obispo Police Department responded to the report of an Armed Robbery that had just occurred at Metro PCS located in the 2100 Block of Broad, in the City of San Luis Obispo. An employee of the business told police a male Hispanic in his 50’s wearing a black jacket, black pants and a baseball style cap entered the business armed with a hand gun and demanded money. The suspect was further described as being approximately 5’feet 7” inches tall with a mustache and a “chubby” build. The employee complied with the suspects demands and gave him an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect fled the business and was last seen running towards the Conserve Fuel business southbound across South street. No other vehicles or suspects were seen by the employee of Metro PCS or any additional witnesses. This is an ongoing investigation, and police detectives are following up on any potential leads. The Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding the identity of the person responsible for this robbery to contact us or Crime Stoppers with this information. Your identity can remain anonymous.
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Prepared by: Lieutenant John Bledsoe
DR#: 191104042
Date/Time: 11-4-19/ 1500
Typed by: J. Bledsoe

San Luis Obispo Police Department
1042 Walnut Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-781-7337

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