Pair of armed robberies may be linked to earlier Yucaipa robbery
Feb. 13, 2018 – Redlands Police are investigating a pair of armed robberies that occurred last week at fast food restaurants in Redlands. Investigators believe the two robberies may also be related to an earlier robbery at a Yucaipa gas station.
At about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, a man entered the Subway restaurant at 1562 Barton Road, and robbed the cashier at gunpoint, escaping with cash from the register. The suspect is described as a dark-skinned Hispanic male, approximately 35 years old, approximately 5 feet, 3 inches tall, 160 pounds, with a mustache. He was wearing a black hat with a gray shirt, with the words “one source” printed on the back.
Shortly after 6 p.m. an armed man robbed a cashier at Yoshinoya restaurant at 2072 W. Redlands Blvd. The suspect is described as a light-skinned Hispanic male, approximately 20 to 30 years old, approximately 5 feet, 4′ inches tall, 150 pounds, with a mustache. He was wearing a black hat with the words “one source” printed on it and a black sweater with the words “Raiders” on the front.
The suspect descriptions match those involved in an armed robbery at a Valero gas station at 35112 Wildwood Canyon Road in Yucaipa shortly after 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Redlands Police at (909) 798-7681, ext. 1.