Strong Arm Robbery at the Grocery Outlet
The Grocery Outlet on Broadway Drive in Placerville was robbed Wednesday afternoon and the suspect was caught shortly after.
Just after 4 p.m. Placerville Police Department received a call that a strong-arm robbery had just taken place at the grocery store.
Officers responded to the scene and were advised that a subject had just taken miscellaneous grocery items from the store and was then confronted by a store employee. The suspect punched the employee in the face and fled the scene.
K-9 Officer Sem and Officer Ron Cannon located the suspect on the hillside just east of the Dollar Tree shortly after the incident.
The suspect was identified as 36 year-old Brook Ryan from Placerville. Ryan was later booked at the El Dorado County Jail for PC 211- Strong Arm Robbery.
Ryan is currently in custody with bail listed at $130,000.
JN1400273 BROOK PETER RYAN M
PV 20140115 INCUSTODY 36 PPD
211 F ROBBERY $50,000.00
ENHANCEMENT F ENHANCEMENT/FELONY CONV X 4 $60,000.00
ENHANCEMENT F ENHANCEMENT/FELONY CONVICTION W/PRISON X 2 $20,000.00