San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: Saturday, January 30, 2016/9:26 a,m

INCIDENT: Armed Robbery

LOCATION: The Water Store, 27198 Baseline, Highland

SUSPECT(S): Black male, 20’s to 30’s, average height, heavy build, wearing blue hoody and black pants carrying a small handgun

VICTIM(S): The Water Store

Summary

On Saturday, January 30, 2016, at approximately 9:26 a.m., deputies from the Highland Police Department responded to an armed robbery that occurred at the Water Store in Highland. Upon arrival, deputies were advised that a black adult male walked into the store and confronted the clerk. He pulled a gun from his pants and held it to the victim’s head and demanded money. The victim handed the suspect an undisclosed amount from the cash register. The suspect fled from the location on foot, possibly heading westbound. The clerk hid behind the counter until deputies arrived. The suspect is described as average height and overweight. He was wearing a bright blue hoody and black pants. The victim could not describe the gun, other than a small handgun.

Deputies are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the attached photo.

To view the photo click on: 

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Anyone who has information regarding this suspect is asked to call the Highland Police Department at 909.425.9793 or 909.387.8313.

Refer:Deputy Daniel Jessup

Station:Highland Police Department

Phone No.909.425.9793

Case No.131600503

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700