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Riverside Man Arrested for Series of Commerical Robberies

Riverside Man Arrested for Series of Commerical Robberies

RIVERSIDE – A 42-year-old Riverside man was arrested for a series of armed robberies, which began in September 2018.

The robberies occurred at various commercial locations in the City of Riverside beginning on September 14th. The suspect was responsible for robbing and attempting to rob seven businesses throughout the city. The suspect in all incidents walked into the businesses armed with a handgun.  He then demanded the money from the cash registers and fled on foot. As part of the investigation into the robberies, evidence was collected and the suspect was subsequently identified as Jason Rubio.

Rubio was arrested on January 3, 2019, near Tyler Street and Magnolia Avenue. He was interviewed and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for armed robbery. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective James Brandt at (951) 353-7137 or jbrandt@riversideca.gov. Those wishing to remain anonymous can email rpdtips@riversideca.gov or utilize the Riverside Police Department’s mobile app “Submit a Tip” feature while referencing incident number P18174040.

Staff Writer

This article was written by a staff member of the 24/7 Headline News Organization