Detectives Seek Suspect Accused of Robbing Parking Kiosk

Man Reportedly Threatened Attendant with Makeshift Weapon

Investigators are searching for a male suspect accused of threatening the attendant at a Chapala Street city parking garage and stealing “a small quantity of cash” from the kiosk on December 17, said police spokesperson Sgt. Riley Harwood.

Police are asking for the public's assistance to identify the suspect accused of robbing the 916 Chapala Street city parking garage kiosk on Thursday, December 17.

The armed robbery occurred at 9:53 p.m. on Thursday when the suspect reportedly threatened the attendant at the 916 Chapala Street garage with an unconventional weapon, neither a gun nor a knife, and demanded cash. Police couldn’t elaborate on the type of weapon, citing the ongoing investigation. In the surveillance photograph, the suspect can be seen be seen standing near the left front passenger window of a dark colored car and approaching the parking kiosk.

City police asks anyone who recognizes the suspect or has any information about the incident to call Detective Chad Hunt at (805) 897-2344, email him at cmhunt@sbpd.com, or call anonymously at (805) 897-2386.

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