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Sacramento County sheriff’s detectives seek identity of suspect in nutrition store robbery

A surveillance photo shows the suspect in a May 26 robbery of a Madison Avenue sports nutrition business
A surveillance photo shows the suspect in a May 26 robbery of a Madison Avenue sports nutrition business Photo provided by Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department

Sacramento County sheriff’s detectives are asking the public’s help identifying a man suspected of robbing a Madison Avenue sports nutrition business last month.

The robbery occurred about 2:10 p.m. May 26. A man, shown in a surveillance photo, entered the store and selected merchandise with the clerk’s assistance. The man then pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the cash register, according to a Sheriff’s Department news release. He placed the cash in a plastic band and left the business on foot.

The suspect is described as in his 20s, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He was clean shaven and wore a light-colored baseball hat, dark sunglasses, a blue plaid long-sleeved shirt and dark-colored pants.

No one was injured in the robbery.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery or the man’s identity is asked to call the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department’s robbery division at (916) 874-5051, or Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357. Tip information also many be left via the Sheriff’s Department’s website, by texting 274637 and entering the keyword SSD, or by calling (916) 874-8477.

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