Fresno police search for serial commercial burglary suspect (video)

The Fresno BeeJuly 16, 2014 

The Fresno Police Department is asking for help identifying a man allegedly involved in four robberies in northwest Fresno.

Sgt. Jerardo Chamalbide said the suspect used a gun to rob the Family Christian store at 3072 W. Shaw Ave. on June 26, the CVS at 4077 W. Clinton Ave. on June 28 and the Walgreens at 2424 N. Brawley Ave. on Tuesday. The suspect attempted to rob the Rite Aid at 2011 W. Shaw Ave. on Tuesday but left empty-handed after the cashier was unable to open the register.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic or possible white man with tan skin, approximately 25-35 years old, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 3 inches in height with a medium build. He reportedly used several disguises for the robberies, including a surgical mask and a shoulder-length black wig. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-STOP.

Surveillance video captured the Rite Aid robbery attempt.

The reporter can be reached at (559) 441-6015 or at rappleton@fresnobee.com.

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