Armed robber sought

January 25, 2019

NEEDLES — Police are seeking an assailant in a robbery case that happened shortly after midnight Jan. 24.

While standing in front of the office at Motel 6, 1420 J St., the victim was struck on the back of the head with a firearm by a man who then took her purse with all belongings, including personal information.

The suspect is described as a heavyset white or hispanic male adult approximately six feet one inch tall, with light colored skin and eyes wearing a brown Carhartt Jacket with a blue hood over his head. He’s believed to be armed with a dark-colored semi-automatic pistol. He left the area in a sport utility vehicle of unknown make.

Anyone with information is asked to immediately contact the Colorado River Station of the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department at 760-326-9200; the We-Tip Hotline at 800-78crime (27463) or www.wetip.com.

Refer Case 211900071.

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