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* A1 Auto Wreckers Owner Robbed at Gunpoint Near Salinas

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Two men robbed another man at gunpoint as he left his business near Salinas on Tuesday evening, Monterey County sheriff’s officials said.The victim walked out of A1 Auto Wreckers at 20856 Spence Road at around 5:15 p.m. carrying an undisclosed amount of money in a red bag, sheriff’s officials said. Two men parked an SUV in front of the business and put on ski masks as the victim walked out the front gate. One got out of the car and aimed a handgun at the victim, investigators said. He ran away and the armed man chased him down, struck him with the gun, and demanded money, according to the sheriff’s office. The suspect stole the victim’s wallet and the bag filled with money. The victim suffered minor cuts to his face. The two men drove away and were last seen speeding east on Spence Road toward Old Stage Road.

The armed suspect was described as a Hispanic man between 30 and 33 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall, and weighing 175 pounds. He has brown shoulder-length hair and brown eyes. The other suspect was described as a Hispanic man between 27 and 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, and weighing 225 pounds. He is bald and has a goatee. Their vehicle was described as a tan or champagne-colored SUV, similar in style to a GMC Yukon or Chevy Tahoe. The license plate was covered with brown packing tape, sheriff’s officials said.

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