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Reward offered in search for suspect in South Tacoma home-invasion robbery

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on April 24, 2012 at 9:53 am |
April 24, 2012 9:59 am
Monaroes Sar/Courtesy of Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers

Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward to help find a 26-year-old man accused in a violent home-invasion robbery last week in South Tacoma.

Prosecutors charged Monaroes Sar on Friday with first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and unlawful imprisonment. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Prosecutors allege Sar and another man burglarized Gabriele Senn’s home in the 3600 block of South Gunnison Street on April 7.

Sar reportedly confronted the 67-year-old Senn at gunpoint and demanded cash and valuables.  When officers arrived at Senn’s home, Sar left on foot and his accomplice, later identified as Jesse Eugene Grimes, was arrested.

Sar’s whereabouts are not known. He’s described as Asian, 5 feet 4 and 185 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Crime Stoppers reports the Sar has a history of violent crime and firearm possession and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to Sar’s arrest. Tipsters may remain anonymous.

Reach Crime Stoppers at 253-591-5959.

Sar is one of three men charged in connection with robbing Senn. Grimes and Bobby Ray McKinney have pleaded not guilty to charges of robbery, burglary and unlawful imprisonment. Prosecutors allege McKinney set up the heist and Grimes and Sar executed it.

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