Ceres police seek armed robber who took electronics

07/12/2013 11:08 AM

07/12/2013 11:34 AM

Police in Ceres are looking for a man who held up a business Thursday morning.

According to reports, police were called to the 1200 block of Mitchell Road at 11:35 a.m.

A man armed with a gun stole cell phones and electronic tablets from the business and ran behind it. Nobody was hurt in the incident.

The robber was described as black, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 185 pounds, appearing to be in his 30s with lettering tattoos on his arms. He was described as having sideburns and a thin, chin-strap style beard.

Surveillance video shows the robber fleeing in what appears to be a tan or gold full-size sedan that looks similar to a Chrysler 300.

Investigators ask anyone with information to call Detective Hively at (209) 538-5728 or email ahively@ci.ceres.ca.us. Tips can be anonymously reported to Stanislaus Area Crime Stoppers at (866) 60-CRIME, texted to 274637 (use TIP704 in the wording) or online at www.modestopolice.com/crimestoppers.

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