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Arrest made in Simi Valley 7-Eleven robbery

June 25, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man was behind bars Friday, accused of robbing a 7-Eleven store located at 1970 Sequoia Avenue.When Simi Valley officers responded to the store Thursday following the 1:35 p.m. incident, they spotted a man matching the description of the suspect standing along Barnes street and Los Angeles Avenue.

He is identified as Thomas Tu'uu, 32. Officers searched Tu'uu and found two wallets and a large sum of cash in his possession. When they asked Tu'uu about the cash and extra wallet, Officers say Tu'uu admitted to robbing the store.

Tu'uu was taken into custody for armed robbery. The stolen cash and the store clerk's wallet were recovered.

Investigators say Tu'uu is also behind a previous robbery at the Golden Life Pharmacy located next to the 7-11 store at 1960 Sequoia #3. No one was injured in Thursday's incident.


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