String of weekend robberies in Lancaster

LANCASTER— Lancaster Station detectives are investigating a string of commercial robberies, which occurred between 5:45 p.m. Saturday and 9:35 a.m. Sunday within the city of Lancaster.

Five local businesses were victimized, and an undisclosed amount of money was taken, according to sheriff’s deputy Miguel Ruiz.

None of the victims sustained any injuries.

Detectives are still working to determine whether or not the robberies are related. Authorities have not disclosed the names or addresses of the businesses that were hit.

Detectives believe all five incidents were committed by a Black male suspect, between the ages of 18-30 years old, Ruiz said.

Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact Lancaster Station detectives at 661-948-8466. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

  2 comments for “String of weekend robberies in Lancaster

  1. Notagain!!!!
    November 21, 2012 at 8:33 am

    Blk male suspect! How come it doesn’t surprise me!!!
    Lancaster/Palmdale = low housing projects, section 8
    There’s just to many bad people that city of LA relocates them here throwing us the trash out here!!
    Now don’t start HATING! just look at other crime articles and it speaks for it self!
    It’s not only blks but other races as well!!

  2. Melanie
    November 20, 2012 at 10:49 am


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