El Dorado County authorities issue CodeRED Alert for suspect with stolen gun

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Vincent Garcia in an undated photo provided by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.

The Latest – Friday, May 21:

4:45 p.m.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has issued a CodeRED Alert regarding the suspect who stole a firearm from a Cameron Park home.

Residents in Diamond Springs and some in the surrounding county areas of Placerville should expected to receive an alert Friday, the sheriff’s office said.

The sheriff’s office believes Vincent Garcia is armed and dangerous. Residents who come across him should be cautious and call central dispatch at 530-621-6600.

Original story below:

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly stole a gun during a robbery, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies responded to a house in Cameron Park and found that Vincent Garcia, whose age is currently unknown, had allegedly stolen a firearm.

The robbery was not a random occurrence and Garcia knew the victim, according to the sheriff’s office.

Garcia is believed to still have the firearm, as well as considered armed and dangerous, authorities say.

If anyone has any information of Garcia’s whereabouts, contact EDSO dispatch at 530-621-6600. If anyone has further information regarding the incident, please contact Detective Katz at 530-642-4716 or at katzt@edso.org

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