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Man who robbed Grover Beach convenience store at gunpoint turns himself in

Justin Curtis Gabbert, 36, of Arroyo Grande, turned himself in to the Grover Beach Police Department Sunday night for the Friday armed robbery of the Market Express convenience store.
Justin Curtis Gabbert, 36, of Arroyo Grande, turned himself in to the Grover Beach Police Department Sunday night for the Friday armed robbery of the Market Express convenience store.

An Arroyo Grande man who robbed the Market Express convenience store in Grover Beach turned himself in Sunday night, police said.

The store, located at 1051 S. 13th St., was robbed Friday night by a man who showed a silver handgun to the clerk on duty and demanded money from the cash register, according to Grover Beach police. No one was hurt during the robbery.

Justin Curtis Gabbert, 36, turned himself in Sunday night after seeing himself in the news, police said. Gabbert was arrested and taken to San Luis Obispo County Jail, where he is being held in lieu of $60,000 bail, according to jail records.

Gabby Ferreira: 805-781-7858, @Its_GabbyF

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