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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Thursday January 24th, 2019 :: 10:44 a.m. PST


The public's assistance is needed in identifying a suspect responsible for an assault and a robbery

DATE/TIME: January 24, 2019/12:15 am

INCIDENT: PC211-Robbery

LOCATION: 1420 J Street Needles

SUSPECT(S): Unknown

VICTIM: Confidential

SUMMARY: On January 24, 2019, at approximately 12:15 am, deputies responded to a robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival, deputies were advised by the victim that while she was standing out front of the office at Motel 6, the victim was struck on the back of her head with a firearm by an unknown suspect. The suspect took the victim's purse with all of her belongings, including personal information. The suspect left the area in an unknown sport utility vehicle. The suspect was described as a white or Hispanic male adult, approximately 6'01" tall, and heavy set build. The suspect had light colored skin and light colored eyes. He was wearing a brown Carhartt jacket with a blue hood over his head. The suspect is believed to be armed with a dark-colored semi-automatic pistol.

Anyone with information related to this case is urged to contact the Needles Sheriff's Station at (760)326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78crime (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

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Refer: Deputy J. Tizzard or Deputy E. Blackard

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. 760-326-9200

Case No. 211900071

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
1111 Bailey Ave
Needles, CA 92363

Emergency: 9-1-1

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