San Jose Man Arrested in Connection with Series of Armed Robberies

A 55-year-old San Jose man has been apprehended by authorities in connection with a string of armed robberies that occurred over the past several months. San Jose police spokesperson Stacie Shih announced the arrest in a news release on Thursday.

The first incident took place on August 26 at a business located in the 800 block of Blossom Hill Road. During the robbery, a man armed with a gun demanded money from a clerk but ultimately left empty-handed. Shih revealed that detectives were able to identify the suspect and establish a connection to five additional armed robberies.

The subsequent robberies occurred on December 7 in the 400 block of Blossom Hill Road, December 16 in the 7100 block of Santa Teresa Boulevard, December 26 in the 1200 block of North 1st Street, January 2 in the 700 block of North King Road, and February 26 in the 600 block of North 4th Street. In total, the suspect managed to amass over $3,000 in cash from these incidents.

Following their investigation, detectives obtained a warrant for the suspect’s arrest. On March 19, he was taken into custody in San Jose and subsequently booked into Santa Clara County jail on charges related to armed robbery.

Authorities are urging anyone with information regarding these armed robberies or similar cases to contact Detective Alan Yee of the SJPD Robbery Unit at 408-277-4166. Alternatively, tips can be provided anonymously to Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at 408-947-7867 (STOP).

Author: CrimeDoor

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