San Rafael police have released a surveillance photo of a suspect in two armed robberies that occurred within half an hour of each other Saturday night.Mini’s Market and Deli at 4140 Redwood Highway in Terra Linda was robbed at about 8:50 p.m. and the Picante Taqueria at 340 Bellam Blvd. was held up at about 9:15 p.m., police spokeswoman Margo Rohrbacher said. Cash was taken in both robberies. Police today released an image captured during the taqueria robbery.The suspect is a white man with a heavy or medium build and tattoos on both arms. He was wearing a ski mask and had a black handgun.The image shows that the robber has a distinctive star tattoo at the base of his right elbow, Rohrbacher said. The Mini Mart armed robber was wearing a gray overcoat and black shirt.Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the name of this man or have any information that can help solve this crime.
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