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Stun-gun wielding robber sought by Roseville police

Roseville police released a surveillance photo of a man suspected of using a stun gun on an employee during a robbery at a store in Fairway Drive on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.
Roseville police released a surveillance photo of a man suspected of using a stun gun on an employee during a robbery at a store in Fairway Drive on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Roseville Police Department

Roseville police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man accused of using a stun gun during a robbery at a local business.

Police released a surveillance photo of a man who is suspected of stealing merchandise from a store on Fairway Drive about 6 p.m. Sunday. He is accused of using a stun gun on an employee who tried to stop him, according to a Police Department Facebook post.

The man was seen getting into a waiting red four-door sedan, possibly a Mazda, police reported.

Anyone who recognizes the man or who has information that might assist in the investigation is asked to email Detective David Harlan at dharlan@roseville.ca.us and refer to Case No. 2018-5683.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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