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Liquor Store Robbed Friday Night

Police say an armed man demanded money from a store clerk and ran off.

A liquor store was robbed Friday night by an armed man who took an undisclosed amount of cash and ran off.

According to the Pleasant Hill Police Department, a black male walked into the Super Five Food and Liquor store at 1300 Contra Costa Blvd. and brandished a handgun at the clerk, demanding money.

The man fled the store after receiving the money. No one was hurt in the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pleasant Hill Police Department Investigation Division 925-228-4630.

JBN November 24, 2012 at 05:11 PM
Here we go again. Please Pleasant Hill, we need more section 8 apartments. More laundromats, liquor stores, and check cashing places with flashing lights. Oh how diverse we are! I feel so warm and fuzzy. Who cares that black men are terrorizing merchants up and down CC Blvd. What counts is that the man felt like we are an "inclusive" community. As the black man left the store I wonder if the clerk said "I voted for Obama!, I voted for Obama! That would be pure customer service.
A Gregory Gardener November 24, 2012 at 07:44 PM
Hmmm. Let's not jump to conclusions, JBN. Based on the Yelp report for this business, the robber might have had other reasons for his criminal act. http://www.yelp.com/biz/super-five-food-and-liquor-pleasant-hill Seriously, though, I'm relieved no one was injured. But your diatribe does not help anything, IMO.
Theresa November 25, 2012 at 03:27 AM
I totally agree. There are way too many section 8 places. I'm sorry but our pleasant little community is no longer so pleasant. We need more police presence and should hire more officers. Sorry that this crime fits a racial stereotype, but c'mon people! We need to regress the "progressive" and be a little pragmatic. Safety in our community should be top priority!
Old Monnkey November 25, 2012 at 05:50 AM
It won't get better any time soon either with fewer jobs. Just like families smart enough to spend below their needs when times get tough, so do businesses. Desperate people do desperate things; closer someone is to the bottom, more likely they are to become desperate.

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