Pleasanton Chinese restaurant armed robbery

(Excerpt from press release)

Pleasanton, CA – At about 2:05 pm on Wednesday, May 29th, Gold Chopsticks, located at 3170 Santa Rita Rd, was robbed by a lone suspect. The suspect demanded money from the restaurant employee with a black handgun.


Upon receving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect ran out the front door of the business and ran esatbound on W. Las Positas Blvd, where he got into a car parked on Weymouth Ct. The suspect was last seen driving away eastbound on W. Las Positas Blvd.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic or light skinned black male, 18-20 years old, 5’7″ tall, with a slender build. He was wearing a gray shirt, dark pants and a backward dark colored baseball style hat, and also wore sunglasses and was carrying a black back pack. The suspect vehicle was described as a silver, older model 80′s 4 door Toyota Camry.

If anyone has information which may assist in the investigation, please call the Pleasanton Police Department at 925-931-5100.

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