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The following article was posted on July 4th, 2013, in the New Times - Volume 27, Issue 49 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 27, Issue 49

Strange things are afoot at the Circle K


PHOTO COURTESY OF SLOPD

At 2:20 a.m. on July 1, a young Latino male wearing a Hunter S. Thompson T-shirt snatched an 18-pack of beer from the Circle K convenience store on Higuera Street and claimed to have a gun when the clerk gave chase. The suspect escaped in a gold full-sized pickup, but not before surveillance cameras captured this image of whom police say is a suspect.