ATASCADERO — The Atascadero Police Investigations Unit is conducting a follow-up investigation on an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday morning.

Around 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7, officers responded to Wendy’s, located in the 8600 block of Curbaril Avenue, regarding a female victim who reported being robbed. The victim had arrived to work at Wendy’s and was approached by a male as she waited to go into the business. The male showed a handgun, held her at gunpoint, and stole her purse.

The suspect fled on foot north from the location. The victim was uninjured during the incident. The male is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 30 years old, with black hair, wearing a grey jacket.


The Atascadero Police Investigations Unit is conducting follow up investigation to this incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Atascadero Police Department at (805) 461-5051.