Roger Moore, Chief of Police
February 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
On February 28, 2019 at approximately 3:00 P.M., officers with the Redding Police Department responded to Circle K, which is located at 2245 Hartnell Ave in the City of Redding, regarding a past tense robbery.
During the investigation, officers learned that on February 28, 2019 at approximately 12:00 AM, two males entered the store wearing hooded sweatshirts. One of the males simulated having a firearm and demanded cigarettes from the store employee. The store employee complied with the demands of the suspects and gave them several packs of cigarettes. The two males fled the store in an unknown direction.
Officers received information that two male juveniles were responsible for the robbery and residing at a local group home. One of the juveniles is on probation out of Solano County for robbery and the other is on probation for assault out of Humboldt County.
Officers responded to the location and arrested both juveniles for robbery and conspiracy. They were booked into the Shasta County Juvenile Hall.
Contact: Corporal Rob Peterson
Redding Police Department
Reviewed: Sergeant Brian Cole/ID#316