Paso Robles robber beats store clerk
November 16, 2013
Paso Robles police arrested a man for allegedly stealing beer and then beating a Smart and Final clerk in the head with brass knuckles on Thursday.
Shortly before 7 p.m., the store clerk spotted two Paso Robles men attempting to steal a 20-pack of beer and attempted to stop the men.
Heriberto Rodriguez II, 23, began beating the clerk. Jaime Gil Jr., 18, and Rodriguez then fled the scene.
An officer reviewing the stores surveillance video recognized one of the suspects and tracked them to a residence.
Police arrested Rodriguez on suspicion of robbery and assault with a deadly weapon and Gil on suspicion of felony robbery and a probation violation and booked them into the San Luis Obispo County Jail.