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Redwood City Police Department
Monday May 6th, 2024 :: 12:56 p.m. PDT


PRESS RELEASE: Two suspects arrested for armed robbery

LOCATION: Safeway, Sequoia Station, Redwood City 
DATE/TIME: May 5th 2024, around 1244 PM 

On May 5th 2024 at around 12:44 in the afternoon Redwood City Police were dispatched to Safeway Sequoia Station on the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.  Safeway employees advised that one of the suspects brandished a handgun while stealing alcohol.  Responding officers disseminated a surveillance photo of the suspects and assisting units began circulating the area. They located two subjects matching the description in the parking garage located at 750 Marshall Street. Redwood City resident Walter GonzalezHernandez (18) and a 17-year-old male Redwood City resident were positively identified as the suspects. A lighter that resembled a black handgun was located on GonzalezHernandez. 

GonzalezHernandez was booked into the San Mateo County Jail for robbery and conspiracy charges. The juvenile suspect was housed at the San Mateo County Youth Services Center for the same charges.

Nick Perna 
Investigations Commander 
Redwood City Police Department 
[email protected] 

This press release is approved for distribution by the Investigations Division Commander, Lieutenant Nick Perna 


Redwood City Police Department
1301 Maple St
Redwood City, CA 94063

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