San Bruno Police Department Press Release for December 7, 2019: Armed Robbery

South San Francisco, CA   December 9, 2019 Submitted by Cheryl Brewer Vasco, via FB/ SBPD Source

PREFACE: We received three alerts via messages on our FB pg regarding this incident, which we shared knowing the report was not complete, in hopes someone would bring updates, which they did. Thank you to Cheryl. Our initial post on our FB page:

Neighborhood alert: Thanks to Matt for sharing this info, and for Karin at San Bruno Life for sharing info with #SBPD correcting this happened at San Felipe and Poplar in San Bruno.
Last night around midnight my daughter’s boyfriend was walking home w his friends at the corner of Poplar and St Lucia (by Celia’s) and they got jumped. There were 4 guys with guns and they beat them up and took money and cell phones. SB police think they came from SSF or Daly City. They were about 20 years old and drove off in a gray Honda Civic. Be careful walking at night and if you see them or the car call the police. This has been reported to the police.

The San Bruno Police Department Press Release:



                       PRESS RELEASE

SUBJECT: Armed Robbery 

CASE NUMBER: 1904084

DATE OCCURRED: December 7, 2019

TIME OCCURRED: 12:50 a.m.

CONTACT PERSON: Lieutenant Ryan Johansen

Press release by: Officer Oliver Reich


On Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1:35 a.m., San Bruno Police Officers responded the area of San Felipe and Elm Avenue on the report of an armed robbery. The investigation revealed that three victims were robbed near the intersection at 12:50 a.m. Three unknown suspects assaulted the victims and forcibly took their cellphones and wallets, prior to fleeing the area. The struggle resulted in one of the victims suffering minor injuries.


The suspects are described as three Hispanic or Filipino male adults in their twenties to thirties, wearing hooded sweatshirts and beanies. One suspect was armed with a firearm. The suspects fled the area in a gray newer model Honda northbound on Elm Avenue towards Crystal Springs Avenue.


Anyone with any information related to this crime is urged to contact the San Bruno Police Department at (650) 616-7100 or by email:  Information can be left anonymously.


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