Visalia CVS pharmacy robbery suspect arrested

Visalia robbery suspect Joseph Jackson (Visalia Police Department)

Visalia Police say Joseph Jackson used a replica gun to rob the CVS pharmacy in Mary's Vineyard shopping center.

Investigators say around 1:45 a.m. on Monday Jackson entered the store with the fake gun, demanded cash from an employee, and fled the business after receiving the money. Police said they arrived on the scene as the suspect, 21-year-old Joseph Jackson, was leaving on foot. As Jackson fled from officers, he discarded a realistic looking replica gun and a large amount of money.

Police were able to catch him and he was later booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility for armed robbery. All of the money was recovered and returned to the business.
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