SSFPD Media Release: Armed Robbery North Canal Street

South San Francisco, CA   January 3, 2017  Submitted by SSFPD 

On Tuesday January 3rd at approximately 1:45 p.m. an unknown suspect entered the Baker Distribution Company, 428 North Canal Street, and robbed the store clerk at knife-point. The clerk complied with the suspect’ s demands and gave him money from the register.  The suspect was last seen running away on  North  Canal Street towards  South Spruce Avenue.


The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, between 30-35 years old, approximately 6’00” tall. He was described as wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, blue pants, and black mask partially covering his face. The victim was uninjured during the incident.


If you witness this robbery or have any information regarding the above incident, please call the South San Francisco Police Department at 650-877-8900, the South San Francisco TIP Line at 650-952-2244, or anonymous tips can be sent to



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