Sheriff searches for gunman in Strathmore


strathmore – Police are looking for a man who robbed a Strathmore convenience store at gunpoint earlier this month.

Just after 9 p.m. on April 2, Tulare County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Strathmore Handy Mart, located at 23013 Avenue 196 in Strathmore, for a report of an armed robbery.

The store clerk reported that an unknown male suspect entered the store and pointed a black semi-automatic pistol at him and demanded money. The clerk gave the man an undetermined amount of money and then fled east on Avenue 196.

The clerk described the man as a Hispanic male, between 25 and 26 years old, standing between 5’8 to 5’9, weighing approximately 250 pounds and with black hair.

The suspect was last seen wearing a black or blue bandana covering his face, white T-shirt, black and white checkered zip-up jacket with a white “sheep’s wool type” liner on the inside of the jacket, black jeans, and wearing dark gloves.

This case is currently under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 / 559-733-6218 or anonymously at or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.

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