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7-Eleven in Apple Valley robbed at gunpoint, suspect held gun to clerk’s head

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. ( — Police are investigating an armed robbery where a 7-Eleven clerk had a gun held to his head as the suspects stole $90.00 from the cash register.

Just before 2:00 am on Thursday, October 17, 2019, deputies responded to a robbery report at 17979 State Highway 18 in Apple Valley.

Upon arrival, deputies learned the clerk was robbed at gunpoint by two black male adults in their early 20’s, officials said.

According to a sheriff’s news release, “the first black male adult was wearing a black Aeropostale sweatshirt with “NY” on pants, grey Nikes, and a black mask. This subject held a gun to the clerk’s head and forced him to hand over approximately $90 dollars from the cash register.”

The second black male adult acted as a lookout at the front door and was wearing a black sweatsuit and a mask.

Both subjects fled on foot and appear to enter a silver or gold sedan which was parked down the rear alley of the business. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy T. McGee at the Apple Valley Police Department at (760) 240-7400 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

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