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Adult Video and Bookstore Robbed at Gunpoint

George Severson

Adult Video and Bookstore Robbed at Gunpoint

CREATED May. 25, 2012

CATHEDRAL CITY - Police are seeking the public's help in locating a man sought for robbing a Cathedral City adult video and bookstore and his accomplice.

Investigators say the robbery happened about 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Perez Image Video, located at
68366 Perez Road in Cathedral City.

Police say the suspect entered the business, showed a handgun to a clerk and demanded money.
The clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of cash, and the suspect fled with another suspect in a car last seen headed east on Perez, according to Cathedral City police Sgt. Carl Wolford.

The clerk described the gunman as a 21- to 26-year-old Hispanic man, about 5 feet 5 to 5 feet 6 inches tall and approximately 150 pounds, wearing a black sweatshirt, gray pants and a gray fedora.

The driver is described as a Hispanic man 21 to 26 years old. The suspects fled in a newer model four-door gray or silver Mitsubishi sedan.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call police at (760) 770-0300 or (760) 770-0302.