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Children’s Nutrition Center in Adelanto robbed at gunpoint



ADELANTO, Calif. ( — Police are asking for help identifying two suspects who stole baby formula at gunpoint from a Nutrition Center in Adelanto.

It happened on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at about 2:42 pm, when two Hispanic Males entered the Children’s Nutrition Center at 11450 Bartlette avenue in Adelanto.

Officials said one of the men pointed a handgun at a 40-year-old female employee who was the only person inside the business.

According to the news release, the suspects forcibly took her to the back of the business and told her to stay inside the restroom and not come out. The victim exited the restroom once she felt it was safe.

The suspects stole 24 cases of baby formula, the security camera and DVR, an undisclosed amount of cash and the victim’s purse and cell phone.

The suspects are described as Hispanic male adults in their 30’s, both wearing black shirts, black pants, and gloves. One suspect had tattoos on his neck and arms.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Deputy M. Kim at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6800. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at

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