SSFPD Media Release: Armed Robbery with a Firearm

South San Francisco, CA  February 23, 2017  Submitted by SSFPD 

On 2/23/17 at approximately 1:00 a.m., two suspects entered a hotel on the 100 block of Mitchell Avenue in South San Francisco and robbed the front desk clerk at gunpoint.  One of the suspects brandished a black handgun at the clerk while demanding money from the register.  The suspects stole an undetermined amount of money.  The employee was not injured during the robbery.  The suspects were described as follows:


Suspect #1:

Black male adult, approximately 35 years of age, approximately 5’8” to 5’10”, approximately 250-300 pounds, wearing a black hooded zipper style sweater and blue pants.


Suspect #2:

Unknown race male, light complexion, unknown age, approximately 5’8”, approximately 150 pounds, wearing a black mask over his face, all black clothing, and carrying a black handgun in his right hand.


The suspects were last seen running to the hotel parking lot.


Anyone with information about the robbery is encouraged to contact the police at (650) 877-8900 or if they wish to remain anonymous, via the TIP line at (650) 952-2244 or

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