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Early Morning Donut Shop Robbery

Post Date:09/18/2017 3:30 PM

Contact: Captain Patrick Halleran, Public Information Officer - Belmont Police & Fire Departments (650) 595-7430

Belmont Police are investigating the early morning robbery of a donut shop in the 6oo block of Ralston Avenue.  There were no injuries and the lone gunman is still outstanding.

On Monday, 9/18/17 at approximately 4:40am, a male suspect armed with a handgun robbed Chuck's Donuts in the 600 block of Ralston Avenue.  The masked suspect entered the shop, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the female cashier.  The cashier handed over an undetermined amount of cash and the suspect fled on foot from the business, eastbound on Ralston Avenue.  No suspect vehicle was seen or heard and the cashier was not harmed.

The suspect is an unknown age male approximately 6 feet' tall, husky build, medium complexion wearing a white Star Wars character mask, light blue baseball cap with a dark bill and what appears to be a "Cal" logo on the front, green sweatshirt with a light colored t-shirt underneath, blue jeans, black & white "Vans" shoes.  He was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.
Video from the shop's security camera has been posted on the Belmont Public Safety Youtube Channel (  Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Belmont PD at 650-595-7400 or


1709-0105 211PC Chucks (9-18-17)

Image from security video of armed robbery at Chuck's Donuts


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