News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


Subject :

Jack In the Box on El Camino Robbed
Contact : Sergeant Brian Phillip, Palo Alto Police Department    650-329-2413
Palo Alto, CA --On  Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 7:55 PM, a robbery occurred at Jack In The Box restaurant located at 2280 El Camino Real. 

At that time a  lone male entered the store and approached the counter.and presented a note to an employee demanding money. The employee complied with the suspect's demand and provided the money from the register. The exact amount taken is unknown at of the time of this press

The suspect was described as a white male in his twenties with blonde hair and blue eyes, short with a thin build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with red writing on the front and dark colored pants and

The suspect fled the scene on foot southbound on El Camino Real. There were no weapons seen and no one was injured during the incident.

Officers from the Palo Alto Police Department immediately responded and conducted an area search for the suspect, and were ultimately unable to locate him. No further specific information will be released as the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Police Department at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be emailed to, or anonymous voicemails and text messages can be sent to 650-383-8984.