Man arrested on suspicion of robbing a Jurupa Valley drugstore with a crowbar

By in Press Enterprise on January 13, 2018

By City News Service

JURUPA VALLEY — A 21-year-old man suspected of holding up a Jurupa Valley drugstore with a crowbar Friday morning was arrested.

Deputies responded to the robbery about 7:40 a.m. in the 8000 block of Limonite Avenue, said Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Julio De Leon.

Employees told deputies the suspect stole cash before fleeing on foot. No injuries were reported.

Deputies spotted a male matching the description of the suspect and pursued him on foot to a nearby neighborhood. He was apprehended with the help of a police dog, De Leon said.

Authorities arrested Jose Romero of Jurupa Valley and he was booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside on suspicion of robbery.

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