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San Rafael Police Department

San Rafael Police Department

For Immediate Release

Author: Sgt. Lisa Holton
Date: September 27, 2018 2:06 PM
Case Number: SR18-07153

Suspect Arrested for Attempted Robbery of 81 year old Woman

On Saturday September 8, 2018 at approximately 2:30 P.M. the victim, an 81 year old woman from Los Gatos was walking into the Country Club Bowling Alley on Vivian St. when a male subject grabbed her purse and attempted to take it from her. The force from the attempt caused the victim to fall backward off the stairs. The victim landed on her back on the ground, causing injury. The suspect was unable to wrench the purse from the victim’s grasp and ran away without taking anything.

Responding officers reviewed surveillance footage, which captured images of the suspect as well as the robbery attempt. Detectives conducted a canvass of the neighborhood and located additional surveillance footage at a near-by business. Through the video surveillance and witness interviews, detectives were able to identify a suspect.  The suspect, Camilo Abel Arias Marroquin, 25 of San Rafael was contacted on September 26th and arrested. Marroquin was booked at the Marin County Jail for Attempted Robbery and Elder Abuse. He is being held on $50,000 bail.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call San Rafael Police at (415) 485-3000. Tips can also be made online at http://www.srpd.org/tips.




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Last Modified: September 27, 2018 9:14 PDT (by Holm)

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