Location: 1800 blk of Ave 56, Earlimart

Incident Date: 8/9/2015

Incident Time: 0700-1200

Case Number: 15-09955

Victim: Confidential

Posted by: Media Relations

Additional Charges:

207 PC- Kidnapping






On 8/9/15 at approximately 2156 Hours, Deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department responded to a residence in Porterville regarding a robbery that occurred in the Earlimart area.  The suspect, forced the victim to drive him several locations throughout the Earlimart and Tulare area by threatening his safety if he did not comply.  The suspect also told the victim he had a gun and forced the victim to give him $80 in cash.   

This case is currently being investigated by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department.