Arrest of the ‘Bolt Bandit’ Announced by San Diego Police

PR:San Diego-On Saturday, November 25, 2017, Robbery detectives from the San Diego Police Department arrested 67 year old Ronald Gregory Perez for a series of three armed robberies and two attempted armed robberies occurring in the Morena and Clairemont Mesa areas of San Diego. The five cases were as follows:

11/14/17 Subway 7710 Balboa Avenue

11/20/17 7-11 126 W. Washington Street

11/22/17 AM/PM 1550 Morena Blvd.

11/25/17 AM/PM 6130 Balboa Avenue

11/25/17 AM/PM 1550 Morena Blvd.

In all five cases, Perez wore dark clothing, including a stocking cap with a lightning bolt emblem. He was dubbed the bolt bandit. Perez was identified following the last case on 11/25/17. He was located in the3900 block of Clairemont Drive and taken into custody. Perez was in possession of evidence linking himto all five cases.

Anyone with information is requested to call theSan Diego Police Department Robbery Unit at (619) 531-2299or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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