The Yakima Police Department (YPD) is investigating an armed robbery at a bakery located at 1705 Fruitvale Boulevard that occurred at about 2:00 pm on Tuesday.
Witnesses reported that a man wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt (with a gray stripe along the front of the hood) and blue jeans entered the bakery, Panadería Delicias, at around 2:00 pm Tuesday, displayed a knife, and demanded money. The suspect, who was described as a Latino man in his 20s and about 5’8″ tall, fled the mini-mart with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police searched the area near the mini-mart but were unable to locate the suspect.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Yakima Police Department at (509) 575-6200 or by calling 9-1-1. Tips can be also be reported to Yakima County Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-248-9980, on the organization’s website at crimestoppersyakco.org, or through the “P3 Tips” app that can be downloaded for free at p3intel.com/.