Crime Watch: Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect, Burglars Target 4 Businesses in 1 Night

A roundup of crime from the Roseville Police Department.

Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

A fast-food restaurant was robbed Jan. 15; the suspect fled on foot.

Roseville Police are searching for a suspect who they believe robbed a fast-food restaurant at 9:35 p.m. Jan. 15.

An unknown male entered a fast-food joint in the 1000 block of Sunrise Avenue, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the employee, according to Roseville Police. The employee handed the suspect money from the cash drawer and the suspect fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late 20s, 5’8” tall and 160 pounds. He was wearing a green beanie cap with a bill, a dark blue hoodie with write writing on the front and blue jeans.

No injuries were reported, according to Roseville Police. 

Burglars Target 4 Businesses in One Night

Overnight on Jan. 13/14, four businesses in West Roseville were burglarized, according to Roseville Police.

During the early morning hours of Jan. 14, someone smashed the front door of two hair salons in the 1200 block of Pleasant Grove Boulevard and took cash.

Overnight Jan. 13/14, a dentist's office and a hair salon in the 4000 block of Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard were burglarized. The burglar smashed the front doors and took a small amount of cash from one business.

Roseville Police believe these four burglaries may be linked.

Police Arrest 2 on Suspicion of Burglary

Roseville Police arrested two men Jan. 14 on suspicion of burglary after finding stolen items from two recent car break-ins.

At 3 a.m. Jan. 14, a Roseville officer on routine patrol stopped two men who were jaywalking across Douglas Boulevard just west of Sierra College Boulevard. They were acting suspiciously, and one had an outstanding warrant.

Officers searched them and found burglar's tools, gift cards, a woman's pair of prescription sunglasses, jewelry and other items in other people's names. Most of the stolen items were traced to two fresh vehicle burglaries on Olive Ranch Road and Northglen Drive in Granite Bay, police report.

A 29-year-old Redding man and a 30-year-old Sacramento man were arrested on suspicion of burglary and related charges. The Redding man was also arrested on an outstanding Shasta County warrant for violating the terms of his post release community supervision (AB109/PRCS) requirements.

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