Lake Elsinore, Ca - On Thursday, July 4th, 2013, at approximately 5:10 P.M. officers were dispatched to
At approximately 7:20 P.M., officers were dispatched to a business in the 32000 block of Mission Trail reference a robbery. This investigation revealed that a subject, who matched the description in the first robbery, approached the clerk, stuck his left hand in his black jacket as to simulate a hand gun, and demanded the clerk give him all the money. The clerk gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money, and the suspect fled the business.
A general broadcast of the suspect was issued to responding patrol units. The area was searched, and the suspect was located at a business in the 20000 block of Malaga Road. The suspect also had evidence in his possession linking him to the robberies.
Kale Ryan Hardwick, 24 years old, and a resident of the city of Murrieta, was arrested for two counts of robbery, and was transported to Southwest Detention Center.
Anyone having further knowledge or information pertaining to this case is encouraged to contact the Riverside County Sheriff's Department at 951-245-3300, or after hours at (951) 776-1099.