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Man beats up and robs shopper outside of market in Fresno

Posted at 4:13 PM, Oct 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-16 19:19:02-04

At around 7 p.m. on September 8, a violent robbery took place outside the Valentine Market in Fresno, according to the Fresno County Sheriff.

Surveillance video shows a tan or pewter colored, late 1990s to early 2000s Chevrolet Tahoe or GMC Yukon parking across the street from the store. The driver, a heavy set man wearing shorts, a t-shirt, white shoes and a dark hat walks over and ambushes a man putting items
into his vehicle.

According to officials, the suspect attacking the victim from behind before beating him up, taking his wallet and fleeing.

The suspect is described as being white or Hispanic, in his 20s, 30s or 40s, with a
medium complexion.

If you have information about the identity or whereabouts of this man, contact Sheriff’s Detective Tim Jacobsen at (559) 600-8709 or You may also contact Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-7867 or You will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward