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Request for Public Assistance – Attempt to ID Robber

Carpinteria, Calif. –  At 12:17 p.m. on September 23, 2020, deputies responded to the T-Mobile store in Casitas Plaza on a report of a robbery that had just occurred. Deputies arrived minutes after the call, but the armed suspect had fled the scene prior to deputies’ arrival.



Detectives have been conducting a follow-up investigation and are now asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the robbery suspect. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult, medium build, with tattoos on his arms and legs that may help in recognizing and identifying him. The suspect is believed to be associated with a white Ford Flex with a sunroof. The suspect was armed at the time of the robbery and should be considered dangerous.

Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division 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

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