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Posted on: January 30, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Robbery



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Robbery
Station Area:Jurupa Valley
Written Date:January 30, 2020Time:1:00 PM
Incident Date:January 23, 2020Time:11:15 AM
Incident Location:13000 Block of Limonite Avenue, Eastvale
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Armendariz
File Number(s):EV200230037

Haissam Massalkhy

On Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 1115 AM, deputies assigned to the city of Eastvale responded to a strong-arm robbery at the CareMore Pharmacy, located in the 13000 block of Limonite Ave in the city of Eastvale. Initial reports indicated an unknown white male adult entered the business and walked toward the cashier counter demanding money from the register, while holding one hand behind his back. The suspect fled with money taken form the cash register concealing it in a black bag.

Deputies arrived and established a perimeter around the area and searched for the suspect, but they did not locate him.  During the ongoing investigation, in collaboration with the Riverside Police Department, information was obtained that identified the suspect as 40-year old Haissam Massalkhy from Pomona who is currently on Parole. 

On Thursday, January 30, 2020, Deputies from the Eastvale Special Enforcement Team conducted a follow up investigation. They arrested Massalkhy, retrieved items of clothing that were worn during the incident, and charged him with robbery. 

Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is encouraged to contact Deputy Hughes at (951) 955-2600

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.

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