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Thousand Oaks Smart & Final store robbed at gunpoint

An armed robbery suspect was described as a clean-shaven Hispanic male about 35 years old, standing about 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing about 275 pounds.

March 22, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities are searching for a suspect who held up a Smart & Final store in Thousand Oaks Tuesday.

The clerk gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash, and the suspect fled to the parking lot. He was seen driving away in a white 1990s sedan.

The suspect was described as a clean-shaven Hispanic male about 35 years old, standing about 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing about 275 pounds.

He was wearing a white or light-colored baseball cap, a light-colored long-sleeve button-down shirt, baggy blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect is asked to contact Detective Mike Ferguson with the East County Major Crimes Unit at (805) 494-8222.

Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.


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