Dismissal of Robbery Convictions to Be Sought

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Prosecutors said Monday they will seek dismissal of two robbery convictions against a Los Angeles man after finding evidence that he was working at a Huntington Beach golf shop the day one of the robberies took place.

Joshua Moore, 21, is serving a 12-year sentence in Wasco State Prison after being convicted in 1999 of robbing a Fullerton video store and a man in front of an automated teller machine in Orange.

In the Fullerton robbery, a video store clerk identified Moore as one of two men who robbed the store at gunpoint on Aug. 29, 1998, just before noon.

Moore has maintained that he could not have been the robber because he was working at Las Vegas Golf & Tennis in Huntington Beach.

The store manager confirmed Moore's alibi but was never called to testify during the trial.

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