NEWS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, (714) 904-7042/Gail Krause, (714) 647-1840
Armed Robbery at Shell Gas Station
LAGUNA HILLS, CA – (September 27, 2013) – On Friday, September 27, 2013 at approximately 4:15 a.m. an armed robbery occurred at the Shell gas station on Lake Forest Drive and Del Lago Drive in the city of Laguna Hills. The suspect used a small, black handgun and the loss was cash.
The suspect was described as a male, 5 feet 7 inches, 20-22 years old with a small build. The suspect was wearing all black clothing, a black mask with glasses on the outside and black converse shoes. During the course of the robbery, the suspect repeatedly apologized to the clerk for committing the robbery. No injuries were sustained by the clerk.
The suspect is believed to have committed several other robberies in the South Orange County area approximately 8 months ago. In each of the previous robberies, the suspect clothing description was identical and he also apologized to the clerk for committing the robbery.
Anyone with information regarding this suspect is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at (714) 647-7000. Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS (855-847-6227) or at occrimestoppers.org.
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