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Woman Robbed for her Purse at Gunpoint in Winco Parking Lot

APPLE VALLEY-(VVNG.com): Just before 4:00 P.M., on Saturday, July 18th dispatch received a call reporting an armed robbery in the Winco parking lot located at 19047 Bear Valley Rd in Apple Valley.

Per scanner traffic, the call came from a woman alleging that her purse was stolen by an Hispanic Male Adult carrying a silver handgun. She said that after taking her purse he got into a silver Mercedes Coupe with no plates heading westbound out of the parking lot.

According to the victim, the driver was an Asian Male Adult in his 20’s and wearing a white shirt. The gunman, was described as about 5’6 in height, in his 20’s, he was last seen wearing a black shirt, jeans and tennis shoes.

San Bernardino County Deputies from the Apple Valley Station are currently looking for the suspects with a Sheriff’s helicopter enroute to assist. The story is still developing, information will be updated as it is received.

If you have any information you are asked to call the San Bernardino County Apple Valley Station at (760) 240-7400.

Related Article: One Detained in Connection with the Winco Purse Robbery

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