Armed robbers hold up Santa Maria Kmart

January 5, 2015
Jorge Zamora

Jorge Zamora

Santa Maria police have caught one of two alleged robbers who displayed a knife as they made their escape from Kmart with stolen merchandise. [KSBY]

Jorge Zamora, 39, allegedly entered Kmart around 9 p.m. with an unidentified man who grabbed merchandise and left the store without paying. Employees chased the suspect out of the store, but Zamora flashed a knife, allowing the pair to flee.

Police stopped and arrested Zamora, a Santa Maria resident, a short distance away from the store. They did not locate his cohort during the stop, though.

The outstanding suspect is described as a white man with brown hair between the ages of 20 and 30.

Officers are requesting that anyone with information about the suspect contact the police department. Anonymous tips are acceptable.

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Homeboy escapes with his brand new Twister game, huh?

Hip! Hip! Jorge!

Fulfilling his life goals.

Blue light special anyone?

Red light special is more like it.