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Accused Serial Robbers Arrested in Clerk Beating Caught on Camera in Rancho Cucamonga

A man and a woman believed to be linked to multiple robberies were arrested after surveillance footage at a Circle K convenience store showed a brutal clerk attack, the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department said on Monday.

Jeff Jackson, 51, and Porchia Chisom, 32, were arrested on suspicion of robbery on May 10 and 13, respectively.

Detectives believe that there may be additional victims after the duo was accused in at least two robberies at Rancho Cucamonga convenience stores.

On April 10, deputies responded to a robbery at a Circle K at 6539 Milliken Avenue where surveillance footage captured a man and woman entering the store. The man attacked a clerk before the two left with cash, lottery tickets, and cartons of cigarettes. They took off in a Chevrolet Malibu sedan, police said.

Deputies identified the suspected robbers as Jackson and Chisom.

Weeks later on April 25, another strong-arm robbery was reported at another Rancho Cucamonga convenience store.

The suspects and car described in the robbery matched those reported in the Circle K robbery. Soon, deputies linked Jackson and Chisom to other robberies in San Bernardino County and Riverside County.

When deputies served a warrant at Jackson’s home in San Bernardino, they found stolen property linking the two to the crimes.

Jackson was arrested and held on $1 million bail. Chisom was arrested days later, and held on $100,000 bail.

Anyone with information linking the two to possible additional strong arm robberies in Southern California is encouraged to call the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department at 909-477-2800.

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