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Incident Report for Case #2016-346546

Incident Type

Robbery

Incident Date

09/26/2016 - 1:15 PM

Address

4929 Commercial Ave. (Chang Jiang restaurant)

Arrested

Female, age 38, no permanent address
Suspect is in custody on a parole hold.

Update

The MPD's Violent Crimes Unit working with East District officers and detectives took a 38-year old woman into custody around 6:15 p.m. Monday. The team developed information that the suspect might be inside a residence on Pinecrest Dr. Surveillance was established, and she was taken into custody - without incident - after walking out of the home. The suspect was carrying a large white purse. A handgun was found inside, and it turned out to be a look-alike weapon, a BB gun. The woman is a suspect in the three robberies. At this time, she is in custody on a probation hold as the investigations continue.

Last updated 09/27/2016 at 10:44 AM by PIO Joel Despain

Details

 A woman armed with a handgun robbed the Chang Jiang restaurant, 4929 Commercial Ave., and detectives believe this could be her third holdup in the past day.

The woman ran out with money as an employee followed her. She got to a minivan where a getaway driver - a man -pointed a gun at the victim. A MPD sergeant, on scene, said the robber also pointed her gun at the victim. There were no injuries.

MPD officers and detectives are currently working all of the recent cases.  

Released 09/26/2016 at 3:28 PM by PIO Joel Despain

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