Location: 800 block of West North Grand Avenue

Incident Date: 8/26/17

Incident Time: 7:55 p.m.

Case Number: 17-10394

Victim: Confidential

City: Porterville

Posted by: Dispatch

Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Deputies and Detectives were called to the 800 block of West North Grand Avenue in Porterville to investigate a report of an armed robbery.  Upon arrival, Deputies and Detectives contacted the victim. The victim advised an unknown male subject approached him and demanded money armed with an unknown type of handgun. 

The suspect fled the area with an undetermined amount of money.


This case is currently under investigation by the Tulare County  Sheriff’s Office South County Investigations Unit.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Det. J. Pipkin or Sgt. L. Heiden at (559) 733-6218 or (800) 808-0488.


Anonymous information about this crime can be reported via Tipnow email at tcso@tipnow.net, or text or voicemail at 559-725-4194 or download the Tipnow app for Android or Apple phones.