Help Needed IDing Armed Robbery Suspects

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The Sacramento Police Department seeks help identifying suspects in three armed robberies including two in Natomas.

During the evening hours of Feb. 13 police responded to three separate robberies at north-area businesses. During each incident, three armed gunmen entered the businesses and demanded cash. Some victims were physically assaulted by the robbers and suffered  minor injuries.

The robbery suspects are described as male Hispanic adults, standing approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall to 5 feet 9 inches tall, and weighing 140 pounds to 190 pounds.

The incidents occurred:

  • 3800 block of Willow Street at about 8:23 p.m. – Three suspects entered a restaurant and robbed the business at gunpoint. Two employees were physically assaulted by the suspects who stole cash and fled as seen in surveillance photographs.
  • 2600 block of Northgate Boulevard at about 9:20 p.m. – Three suspects robbed a liquor store at gunpoint. Two employees were physically assaulted by the suspects who stole cash and fled.
  • 3200 Block of Northgate Boulevard at about 9:28 p.m. – Three suspects entered into a restaurant and stole cash from an employee at gunpoint. Officers were already in the area, but were unable to locate the suspects.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information about these crimes  contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Click here to view surveillance video.

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