Press Releases

Wednesday 02/08/2017 1:58 PM - Strong Arm Robbery

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Strong Arm Robbery
Date and Time of Incident: 2-8-17, Approximately 9:07 AM
Place of Occurrence: 300 block of S. Main Street, Templeton
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: White Male Adult, 5' 10" to 6' 0" tall, wearing a black hoodie sweatshirt
Details of News Release: On 2-8-17, the Sheriff's Office received a report of a strong arm robbery which had just occurred in a parking lot in the 300 block of S. Main Street in Templeton. A male victim reported he was retrieving an item from the front seat of his car, when he was shoved further into the vehicle by a suspect who then stole the victim's wallet from his back pocket. The suspect then ran away with the wallet and an undisclosed amount of money. No weapons were seen during this incident. The victim received a small cut on his arm. Deputies, along with a CHP helicopter and a State Parks K9 began searching the area for the suspect. At this time the suspect has not been located. The suspect is described as a White male adult, approximately 5' 10" to 6' 0" tall and wearing a black hoodie sweatshirt. The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information on this incident, they are asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 805-781-4550.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Wednesday 02/08/2017 1:58 PM