Location: 19200 block of Avenue 144, Poplar

Incident Date: 9/4/17

Incident Time: 2229 hours

Case Number: 17-10807

Victim: Poplar Mini Mart

City: Poplar

Posted by: Media Relations

On 09-04-17 at approximately 2230 hours, Deputies from the Sheriff’s Porterville Substation responded to the Poplar Mini Mart located on the 19200 block of Road 144, in Poplar, in regard to a robbery.  Upon arrival, Deputies learned that two unknown suspects armed with weapons entered the business and demanded money from the clerk.  

The suspects forced the clerk, at gun point, to open the register.  The suspects then took US currency and fled the scene on foot.  

This case is under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.  Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559)733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.