Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at approximately 1:02 a.m., Deputies of the Apple Valley
Police Station were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery that just
occurred at Circle K in the 18000 block of State Hwy 18, in the Town of Apple
Valley. Suspects fled the scene prior to deputies’ arrival. A search of the
area was conducted, but the suspects were not located.
suspects reportedly entered the convenience store wearing hooded
sweatshirts. One suspect, who also wore
a ski mask and gloves, produced a handgun and demanded cigarettes and cash from
the store clerk. The second suspect worked as a lookout during the robbery. The suspects fled the store with an
undisclosed amount of cash and several cartons of cigarettes. The suspects ran behind the store and are
believed to have fled the area in a vehicle, make and model not known at this
time. No one was harmed during the robbery.
is an ongoing investigation. Detectives are
working with store personnel to see if surveillance video is available. If you have any information about this crime,
please contact Apple Valley Police Station or remain anonymous by contacting We
Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME.
Refer: Karen Hunt, Crime Prevention Officer
Phone No. 760-240-7400
Case No. 181402713