Garden Grove

Fast food robber is sought by police

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a string of armed robberies in Garden Grove (GGPD photo).

UPDATE: Riverside police have arrested a robbery suspect who may be linked to a string of robberies in Garden Grove. Investigations into the incidents are continuing, according to the GGPD.


Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a string of armed robberies – most of them fast food eateries – in Garden Grove that occurred earlier this month.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, 6-foot, 2 inches tall, of medium build and with short black hair and facial hair. Accounts from witnesses indicate he usually wears sunglasses and carries a handgun in his waistband. The robberies have taken place from July 11 to July 22.

Here is a list of the businesses robbed in Garden Grove.

  • CN Wireless, 10181 Westminster Ave., July 11 at 12:02 p.m.
  • Wendy’s, 10040 Chapman Ave., July 13 at 2:09 p.m.
  • Pizza Hut, 10092 Westminster Ave., July 14 at 10:33 p.m.
  • McDonald’s, 9852 Westminster Ave., July 15 at 9:54 p.m.
  • Subway, 13961 Harbor Blvd., July 20 at 10:06 p.m.
  • Taco Bell, 8511 Westminster Ave., July 22 at 2:53 p.m.
  • Pizza Hut, 10072 Chapman Ave., July 22 at 8:42 p.m.

Anyone with information about this suspect or the robberies is asked to call the GGPD at (714) 741-5840.


IMAGE of the robbery of a Pizza Hit eatery in Garden Grove (GGPD photo).

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