Sonora, CA — The Sonora Police Department reports that an armed robbery occurred this morning at the Inns Of California on South Washington Street.
Police Chief Mark Stinson says the suspect also stole a vehicle, and drove away from the area. It happened at around 4am. Very limited information is currently available. A victim in the incident was initially held against their will, so the suspect could also be charged with kidnapping, if caught. The stolen vehicle was located at around 12:30 this afternoon in the Mi Wuk area.
The Police Department is investigating several leads, and an active investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call the Sonora PD at 209-532-8141. We’ll pass along more details as they become available.