Paso Robles gas station robbed at gunpoint on Halloween
Suspect described as male adult around 6′ tall, wearing all black clothing, grey or silver mask, and gloves
–At approximately 1:25 a.m., on Monday, the Paso Robles Police Department was dispatched to the Golden Hill Mobile Gas Station, 2401 Golden Hill Road, to investigate an armed robbery. The unharmed store clerk told responding police officers he had been robbed at gunpoint, by a male wearing a mask and dark clothing.
The clerk said the robber, armed with a pistol, entered the business and demanded money. The clerk complied and provided the suspect with an undisclosed amount of money from the cash registers. Upon receiving the money, the suspect fled the store north, toward a nearby shopping center. The clerk immediately called 911 to report the crime. Officers arrived and within three minutes and began a search of the area, but were unable to locate the suspect.
A detailed description of the suspect was obtained by officers upon reviewing surveillance footage of the robbery. The suspect appears to be a male adult, 6’, 180 lbs to 200 lbs, wearing all black clothing, a grey or silver mask, and gloves.
Anyone with information about these crimes or any person(s) involved is urged to call the PRPD or Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP (549-7867) or submit a Web Tip from the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.slotips.org. You can also submit a “TEXT TIP” by texting “slotips” and your message to CRIMES (or 274637). You do not have to give your name.