VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities are investigating an armed robbery at a Victorville gas station here Saturday night.
At about 11:30 pm, on July 21, 2018, deputies responded to the Chevron in the 14200 block of Bear Valley Road, near Mall Blvd. reference an armed robbery that had just occurred.
Video surveillance from inside the business shows a suspect peering into the store for several seconds from a window before running inside.
In the video, the suspect is wearing a dark hoodie and a skull style face mask as he runs inside with a handgun aimed at the cashier and demands money and cigarettes to be placed inside a bag. 20 seconds later the suspect bails on foot from the business.
Victorville deputies responded and conducted a search for the suspect. The assistance of a sheriff’s helicopter and a K9 was requested and after an extensive search of the area, the suspect was not located.
(Below: Surveillance video of Saturday night’s armed robbery)
The store has been a target of multiple robberies this month. On July 10, 2018, at about 11:30 pm, Four Black Male Adults casually entered the business and stole various items including dozens of cases of Red Bull. One suspect wearing red pants with a black and red basketball jersey exited the store to place to stolen Red Bull cases inside the vehicle and re-enters the business 3-4 more times to steal even more cases of Red Bull.
Three days later an ATM employee was inside the Chevron during broad daylight when she was approached by two Black Males. One of them distracts her as the other reaches down and steals her bag and runs from the store. At this time it’s unknown what contents were in the bag.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760)241-2911.