Gooding Robbery Suspects Strike in California
LAKE SHASTINA, CA (KTVB)-- An Idaho couple wanted in connection to two armed robberies has allegedly struck again. Deputies with the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office in California responded to an armed robbery at the Lake Shastina Mini Mart at 7 a.m. Friday. Deputies determined the suspects to be 25-year-old Anthony Parsons and his girlfriend, 17-year-old Frankie Collins, after the truck they say was used in the robbery matched the description of the truck used in two other alleged robberies the pair is wanted for. The truck is described as a stolen maroon 2001 Dodge pickup with Idaho plates 4L910. On Friday, the duo reportedly entered the Mini Mart at 20506 Big Springs Road and tied up a female employee by binding her hands.
Deputies say Parsons was wearing a dark-colored hoodie, tan gloves and armed with a rifle that had a scope on it. Collins was described as wearing a pink hoodie, black backpack and dark-colored gloves. Deputies say she was armed with a knife. Collins and her boyfriend fled the scene with an unknown amount of money, according to deputies. Meanwhile, Parsons and Collins are also wanted in connection to a robbery at an AM/PM convenience store in Stayton, Ore., on Monday.
They are also wanted for robbing a Maverick store in Gooding last week. Following the Gooding robbery, Parsons' mother, Becky Pietrok, made a public plea for her son to turn himself into police. Pietrok told KTVB she believes her son robbed the gas station to get money to feed his drug addiction. The pair is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact police.