Armed bandit robs Oceano vegetable stand

February 26, 2014

farmersSan Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for an armed man who robbed an Oceano vegetable stand on Sunday.

At about 2 p.m., the robber stopped his bicycle at the Hayashi Vegetable Stand, pulled out a handgun and ordered the clerk to hand over his cell phone and cash from the register. The man then got back on his bike and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as an Hispanic male in his late 20s to early 30s. He was riding a black beach cruiser with black spokes and chrome handlebars.

Investigators are asking anyone with information on this incident to contact Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP or the Sheriff’s Office at (805) 781-4550(805) 781-4550.




  1. Rambunctious says:

    So a vegetable on a bike got away with the lettuce?

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  2. achillesheal says:

    APB for Hispanic male on chromed out low rider bicycle. Good luck with that one.

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  3. Slowerfaster says:

    Apples, peaches, pears, and plums …

    Aw heck … Hand over the CASH !

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  4. fishing village says:

    This is so low down…nasty and awful!, hardworking people grew those fruits and veggies, hardworking man working there to earn a living….for shame this robber.

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    • achillesheal says:

      Armed robbery is no walk in the park either. He had to carry a gun, cash and an extra cell phone while peddling zone speed low rider bike at a rapid rate. Take pity on this poor minority.

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  5. Slowerfaster says:

    To paraphrase Willie Sutton:

    Whay do you rob fruit stands ? “Because that’s where the honeydew melons is !”

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  6. Pelican1 says:

    A ride by fruiting!

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