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Police: Circle K Robber Takes Cash, Cigarettes

The suspect allegedly simulated a weapon behind his back and demanded cash from a clerk Sunday evening at Circle K, 39850 Los Alamos Road in Murrieta.

A man who reportedly got away with cash and cigarettes after allegedly robbing a Murrieta convenience store is sought by police.

The suspect allegedly simulated a weapon behind his back as he entered Circle K at 39850 Los Alamos Road at about 7:58 p.m. Sunday, according to a wanted flier posted by Murrieta police.

He reportedly demanded money from the clerk, then ran out of the store with an undiclosed amount of cash and cigarettes, according to police.

The suspect was described as a white male between 25 and 30 years who may stand 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, and may weigh between 180 and 200 pounds.

He was wearing a black and red baseball cap with a red letter A on it, a dark button‐up long sleeve shirt, blue jeans and possibly, Converse tennis shoes.

He has a reddish‐brown long mustache and a possible tattoo on the back of his neck, according to police.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect was asked to contact Murrieta police Detective Therien at 951-461‐6346.

Paul October 21, 2012 at 07:04 AM
Obviously this is not the Super Target Robber. Obviously this is not Josh either. He does not even look slightly like the many "Super Target Robber doppelgangers" seen recently at the Temecula Mall Area. And for your information Mr. Justice, I am not Mr Smith and I do not write comments like the ones above. Very rare for me to even say something negative about a person as such. Sometimes I do critisize an action or a comment by someone.
Paul October 21, 2012 at 07:33 AM
For your information there is a display of maybe 15 to 20 still wanted ID Posters displayed on the City of Murrieta Web site. This link may take you directly there. http://www.murrieta.org/services/police/alerts.asp The man in this story's picture looks nothing like the three young men that attempted a theft or robbery at circle a few months ago. But there are persons who used stolen credit cards, used conterfit $100 bills, stolen ID to withdraw/drain a mans bank account, and other bad behavior.
Paul October 21, 2012 at 07:38 AM
I have a suggestion. These stores in Murrieta and Temecula should be required to update their security cameras and recordings to give at least some sharp clear in-focus color photos at the entrances and exits.
Justice For All October 21, 2012 at 07:54 AM
Unfortunately, most small business owners have little or no interest in trying to identify criminals from their surveillance systems. These devices are mostly there for insurance obligations. To reduce liability from fraudulent claims of injury on the premises. Deterring crime is simply an afterthought. More theft occurs internally in these businesses than any shoplifting or robbery combined. The business owner would probably complain if an apprehension was made because it would result in numerous court appearances and out of pocket expenses.
Tonie November 03, 2012 at 03:23 AM
Paul- looks like you nailed this one. Also Target has great video. It makes no since why there video was out of focus and they didn't call the police for days!!!!

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