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Victorville AutoZone on Palmdale Road robbed at gunpoint

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities are searching for a suspect who robbed a Victorville business at gunpoint Monday night.

It happened on February 11, 2019, at the AutoZone in the 14600 block of Palmdale Road.

Sheriff’s Spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez told Victor Valley News, at about 10:00 pm a male suspect walked into the business, brandished a handgun and demanded one of the employees open the safe and cash registers.

“The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the store. Neither of the two employees working were injured,” stated Rodriguez.

The suspect was described as a 6’ tall male, possibly African American, with a slender build. He was wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants, black gloves, and a black mask.

Deputies conducted an area check for the suspect but were unable to locate him.

The Victorville Police Department is handling the investigation and anyone with information is asked to call (760)241-2911.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at www.wetip.com.

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