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Armed robbery at Coachella Market

By Rich Tarpening, Assignment Manager, Rich.Tarpening@kesq.com
Published On: Feb 06 2013 01:45:50 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 06 2013 02:58:18 PM CST
Coachella Market Robbery

Rob Bradley

Valley Market robbed in Coachella.

Coachella, Calif. -

Another armed robbery in the Valley, this time at a market in the city of Coachella.  According to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department just after 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, they were called to the Valley Market on the 51-000 block of Grapefruit Blvd. for a report of an armed robbery.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a Hispanic man, entered the store with a gun and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect left the store with an undisclosed amount of money. 

Police are combing the area for the suspect, who is described as having a thin build with a beard, wearing a gray shirt and sunglasses. Deputies say no one was injured in this incident.