Man arrested for robbing Atascadero 99 Cent store
May 28, 2015
Atascadero police arrested a 25-year-old man shortly after he allegedly robbed a 99 Cent store early Wednesday morning.
Shortly after noon, Kyle Kitchin carried a handgun into the 99 Cent store in the 7100 block of El Camino Real and demanded cash. He then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to a police department news release.
About three hours later, police found Kitchin walking through the Vons parking lot. Kitchin had a loaded firearm and a large amount of cash on his person when officers located him.
The officers arrested Kitchin and charged him with robbery, possession of a concealed weapon, criminal threats, brandishing a firearm and having three outstanding warrants and booked him into the San Luis Obispo County Jail with bail set at $140,000.
No one suffered any injuries during the robbery.