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Robber in nylon mask goes on a crime spree

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

December 16, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
San Bernardino County authorities are looking for an armed man on a crime spree. The suspect is blamed for at least three robberies, all three taking place within a three hour period.On Monday, December 14, deputies answered a call from the Green Tree Market in Victorville. The suspect entered the store wearing a nylon mask. He pulled out a gun, demanded money and escaped.

Investigators say the same suspect committed two additional robberies the same night. Working with other agencies, investigators say the suspect appears to be the same man wanted for at least seven other robberies in Victorville, plus additional robberies in Apple Valley and Hesperia.

In each robbery, the suspect wore a hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled up over his head and a nylon pulled down over his face.

The Victorville Police Department is asking anyone with information to call investigators at (760) 241-2911 or remain anonymous by calling We Tip at 1-800-78-Crime.