Robbery reported outside Buffalo Wild Wings in SLO
August 25, 2016
Update: Police arrested three suspects — each of whom is from the Sacramento area — in connection to the reported robbery in the Madonna Plaza Shopping Center. Two of the three suspects remain in San Luis Obispo County Jail on robbery and conspiracy charges, while the third is no longer in custody, according to the county sheriff’s office website.
After the robbery occurred, the victims began following the suspects on northbound Highway 101, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. The victims then turned around and returned to the scene to report the crime.
Authorities stopped the suspects’ vehicle in Atascadero. San Luis Obispo police officers then drove to Atascadero where they gathered evidence linking the suspects to the robbery.
Officers arrested Antwain Wright, 21; Billy Douglas Adams, 23; and Eric Damont Walters, 21. Police booked all three suspects in jail with bail set at $60,000. Wright and Adams remain in jail, while Walters is no longer custody.
Original: Two men allegedly robbed a person at gunpoint Wednesday evening in the Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot at the Madonna Plaza Shopping Center in San Luis Obispo. The robbers then fled the scene, but officers tracked them down in Atascadero. [Tribune]
Around 10:20 p.m., the two robbers reportedly took cash from the victim, then fled north on Highway 101 in a white Mercedes.
A CHP officer then pulled over a vehicle in which the suspects were thought to be fleeing on Highway 101 near the Del Rio Road exit ramp in Atascadero. It is unclear whether the suspects were arrested.