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Circle K Robbed – Public's Assistance Sought

December 21, 2016

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif – Deputies from San Bernardino County Sheriff - Morongo Basin Station are seeking the public's assistance with information related to an armed robbery at the Circle K in Twentynine Palms. On Sunday, December 18, an unknown white male entered the Circle K Store at 73943 Twentynine Palms Hwy at about 2:00 a.m., armed with a handgun.

The suspect demanded money from the clerk then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The clerk was not physically harmed during the robbery and no other customers were in the store at the time.

The suspect is a white male adult, is 5'06" tall and weighs 160 pounds.

Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Morongo Basin Station at (760)366-4175.

Persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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