Translate this page

Temecula police search for attempted robbery suspect


Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Issue 46, Volume 16.


TEMECULA (PRESS RELEASE) - On Thursday, 11/15/12, at 3:52 PM, officers with the Temecula Police Department responded to an attempted robbery at Denny's restaurant, located on Rancho California Road in the Old Town area of Temecula.

Officers were notified of the robbery attempt after a lone suspect, described as a white male adult in his early to mid-twenties, approximately 5'10 inches tall, having a slightly husky build and short dark hair, brandished what appeared to be a dark-colored replica handgun to a female cashier. Advertisement
Advertisement for Casa Tiene Vista
[ Casa Tiene Vista ]
The suspect attempted to grab cash from a register, but was thwarted when the cashier grabbed his arm and screamed.

The unsuccessful suspect was chased by customers as he fled on foot through the restaurant's front doorway. He was able to escape prior to police arrival. Evidence was recovered at the scene, and investigators are pursuing leads in order to identify and apprehend the suspect.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Temecula Police Department Detective Bureau at (951) 696-3000.


 

2 comments

Comment Profile ImageJust Sayin
Comment #1 | Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 at 3:35 pm
Surely there is a security camera photo.
Comment Profile Imagerealitycheck
Comment #2 | Sunday, Nov 18, 2012 at 5:28 pm
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas......

Article Comments are contributed by our readers, and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Valley News staff. The name listed as the author for comments cannot be verified; Comment authors are not guaranteed to be who they claim they are.

 

Add your Comment


Name

Images, Formatting, or HTML is not allowed : plain text only. You may post up to 5 website addresses within your comment.




Disclaimer

The Valley News has tightened its' policy regarding comments.
While we invite you to contribute your opinions and thoughts, we request that you refrain from using vulgar or obscene words and post only comments that directly pertain to the specific topic of the story or article.
Comments that are derogatory in nature have a high likelihood for editing or non-approval if they carry the possibility of being libelous.
The comment system is not intended as a forum for individuals or groups to air personal grievances against other individuals or groups.
Please, no advertising or trolling.
In posting a comment for consideration, users understand that their posts may be edited as necessary to meet system parameters, or the post may not be approved at all. By submitting a comment, you agree to all the rules and guidelines described here.
Most comments are approved or disregarded within one business day.

RSS FeedFacebookTwitter



Advertisement for Third Street Smokehouse


Subscribe





Most Commented


Reach Local Customers



The Valley News The Valley News
760-723-7319 - 1588 S. Mission Rd. Suite 200, Fallbrook CA 92028
All contents copyright ©2014
About Us
Earthquake Information
Business Listings
Contact Us
Letter to the Editor
Report a website error
Sitemap
Online Digital Edition
RSS Feeds
Login