STOCKTON (CBS13) – The gold chain robberies continue in Stockton as a man was sent to the hospital Saturday afternoon.

Just after 1 p.m., Stockton police responded to the 1800 block of Granada Lane after a 56-year-old Hispanic man was shot in the knee.

Police say the man was washing a dog kennel when the suspect approached him, shot him and ripped the gold chain off his neck and ran away.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 20 years old, 5-foot-8 with a thin build. The suspect was wearing a dark shirt and a red baseball hat seen getting into a late 90s or early 2000s gray Acura TL.

The Stockton Police Department is encouraging citizens to call if they have information pertaining to this investigation or any of the gold chain robberies. Callers are asked to call the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377, the Investigations Unit at (209) 937-8323, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Callers can remain anonymous.

Citizens may also text information from their cell phones to CRIMES (274637) and type the keyword TIPSPD, and then their tip; or logon to the Stockton Police Department’s Facebook page and click “Submit A Tip.”

If you have any information that may lead to an arrest in any of these cases, Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward up to $1,000.


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