Location: 500 block of Sierra, Earlimart

Incident Date: 6/12/17

Incident Time: 9:59 p.m.

Case Number: 17-07082

City: Earlimart

Posted by: Dispatch

On 6-12-17, Pixley Patrol Deputies responded to the above described address in regards to the report of an attempted robbery. Upon arrival, they were advised an unknown Hispanic male approached the front door of the business after it had closed for the evening. He was reported as being in possession of a rifle thought to be an AR style firearm. The suspect was not able to gain access to the store and no injuries or theft occurred.   


Detectives were contacted and assumed the investigation. Detectives are actively following several leads and the investigation is ongoing.


Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective R. Gunderman or Sgt. Chad Rhyman with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Ag Crimes Investigations Unit at (559) 735-1898. They can also call 24 hours a day at (559) 733-6218 or anonymously, by accessing the TipNow page at tcso@tipnow.com or (559) 725-4194.