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Update: Armed Robbery at Supermercado Guadalajara

Police set up a perimeter but weren’t able to locate the suspect.

Updated 9:56 p.m.

Police have called off a search for a man who robbed a Union City grocery store  earlier tonight.

According to the Union City Police Department, the armed robbery took place at about 8:05 p.m. at Supermercado Guadalajara, located at 33909 10th St. in the Decoto neighborhood.

Witnesses said the suspect may have fled into a neighboring yard, said Sgt. Steve Mendez.

Police set up a perimeter and called in for helicopter support but were unable to locate the suspect, Mendez said.

The suspect was described as a black male in his 20s, about 6-feet tall wearing dark clothing and carrying a black handgun.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Union City Police Department at 510-471-1365. Anonymous tips can also be left at 510-675- 5207 or tips@unioncity.org.

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Eren Loza October 10, 2012 at 05:32 AM
I wish the police would do a bit more to keep us people safe!!!
Tim October 10, 2012 at 05:42 AM
Police are not responsible for your safety. You're responsible for your own safety. Take responsibility.
mr haho October 10, 2012 at 06:10 AM
Ucpd can't catch a cold
Kimberly Rathjen October 10, 2012 at 07:01 AM
My address is 33866. Wow. I was inside almost clueless of what was going on outside. Glad it wasn't my backyard he ran in to. Glad people are safe but scary at the same time.
castilloE510 October 10, 2012 at 05:16 PM
I wonder how long it took UCPD to arrive at the scene!?
Diamond October 10, 2012 at 05:18 PM
Good ole union city!
mr haho October 11, 2012 at 01:40 AM
Ucpd is a bunch of suckas

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