Tips Help Catch Armed Robber

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On May 15, an armed man robbed a Chevron in Stockton.
Courtesy: Stockton Police Department


Police arrested an armed robber who was caught on tape thanks to tips from Facebook fans.

A man walked into a Chevron station early last Wednesday with a black pistol while a manager and clerk were inside.

He took cash and one pack of cigarettes, then took off running.

Surveillance cameras at the gas station caught an image of the man and it was shared on social media.

Richard Del Rio

Richard Del Rio was arrested for robbery
Courtesy: Stockton Police Department

Police say thanks to tips they received, they identified the robber as Richard Del Rio and arrested him over the weekend.

Investigators say Del Rio is a documented gang member.

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