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Indio meat market clerk robbed at gunpoint

Published On: Feb 13 2013 08:31:04 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 13 2013 09:06:03 AM CST
Generic gun with crime tape
INDIO, Calif. -

An Indio meat market was robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday, but no one was hurt, a police spokesman said.

The robbery was reported around 11:45 a.m. at Guerrero's Meat Market located at 81500 Highway 111.

A man pointed a handgun at a clerk, demanded money and ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash, Indio Police Department spokesman Ben Guitron said.

The suspect was described as Hispanic, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and
290 pounds, with light skin, brown hair, a beard and mustache. He was wearing a black baseball hat with an "LA" logo on the front, sunglasses, a black hooded
sweatshirt and black pants.

Anyone with information about his identity or whereabouts was asked to
call Indio police at (760) 391-4057, or Coachella Valley Crime Stoppers at
(760) 341-7867.