Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date July 22, 2004
Contact Sergeant Steve Johnson
Phone (909) 320-8005
Fax (909) 320-8043


Store Clerk In Critical Condition

Riverside, Ca-  On July 21, 2004 at approximately 11:07 P.M. Riverside police officers responded to the TJ Mart Convenience Store located at 3815 La Sierra Avenue after a man was found injured in the parking lot. Upon arrival the officers discovered the 31 year-old clerk had been struck by a vehicle leaving the store. He was transported to Riverside Community Hospital where he is in critical condition. He sustained serious head injuries.

Witnesses saw a newer model white Ford F-150 pick-up truck leaving the parking lot at a high rate of speed. The vehicle had an extended cab and a chrome toolbox across the truck bed. It was occupied by at least two men and was last seen traveling northbound on La Sierra Avenue.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Greg Rowe at 951-320-8024 or Detective Rick Cobb at 951-320-8034.