Reward for info in Safeway robbery

October 8, 2008 1:48:00 PM PDT
Fairfield police are investigating the armed robbery of a Safeway grocery store early this morning.

The robbery was reported at about 5 a.m. at the Safeway store on Business Center Drive, police said.

The suspect selected a soda from the display and paid for it before showing a handgun and demanding cash, according to police.

A store employee placed money in a grocery bag and gave it to the suspect, who then ran to a white Chrysler PT Cruiser and drove out of the parking lot, police said. No one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as about 5 feet 9 inches tall, 160 pounds with blond hair. He was wearing a baseball hat, gray sweatshirt and blue jeans, according to police.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Fairfield Police Department at (707) 428-7300 or Solano County CrimeStoppers at (707) 644-7867. Authorities are offering cash rewards of up to $1,000 for tips that lead to an arrest.


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