Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a robbery of the 7-Eleven store in Isla Vista. At approximately 5:17 a.m. on Friday, March 11, 2022, deputies from the Isla Vista Foot Patrol were dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred at the 7-Eleven store in the 6500-block of Trigo Road. The call initially indicated that the suspect had a firearm, although that remains under investigation. The suspect fled the area with an undisclosed amount of stolen cash prior to deputies’ arrival. The suspect is described as a white male wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and cargo pants.
Sheriff’s deputies and a K9 unit searched the surrounding area, but they were unable to locate the suspect. This case has been forwarded to detectives for follow-up. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sheriff’s detectives at (805)681-4150. If you prefer to remain anonymous, you can provide information by calling our tip line at (805)681-4171 or online at SBSheriff.org. Updates will be provided as they become available.