Smoke Shop Robbed at Gunpoint

Turlock City News POST (4)

At about 10:34 am Thursday morning, the Turlock Police Department was dispatched to a reported armed robbery that had just occurred at Bargain Cigarette, 1669 Lander Avenue, Turlock.

Officers got on scene and checked the area for the suspect after being given a description of him by the caller, but were unable to locate him.

Officers made contact with the victim who told them that an unknown Hispanic male had entered the store armed with a handgun and demanded currency from him. The victim complied and gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of currency, at which point the suspect then fled the area on a black mountain bike.

The investigation remains on-going.

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