Tahoe souvenir store robbed

By From page A3 | March 6, 2011

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A strong arm robbery at a souvenir store here Saturday left a clerk shaken, according to police.

At about 7:45 p.m. the South Lake Tahoe Police Department responded to a call of a strong arm robbery that had occurred at Lake Tahoe Souvenir’s, located at 3477 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The clerk, Keshia Molina of South Lake Tahoe, reported that a man walked into the store, pushed her against a cabinet, and took money from the register.  The suspect then left in a white SUV.

There was an accomplice driver who was waiting in the parking lot.

The suspect was described as an unshaven white male adult, between the ages of 40-50, approximately 6 feet tall, of average build, wearing a dark gray zip-up hoodie sweatshirt, a black beanie cap.  This suspect had come into the store earlier in the day asking for change, the clerk told police.

Surveillance footage was not immediately available at the time of this release, but will be obtained soon.

Anyone who may have information regarding this case is requested to contact officer Ray Poole 530-542-6100

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