2 Gun-Toting Suspects Rob North Fair Oaks Liquor Store

The suspects robbed the owner of all the cash in the register.

A San Mateo County liquor storeowner was robbed at gunpoint by two suspects Friday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

The strong-armed robbery was reported at 9:01 p.m. at at 390 Fourth Ave. in the unincorporated North Fair Oaks near Redwood City, according to sheriff's officials.

The owner told deputies that one suspect pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at him and demanded he open the cash register, sheriff's officials said.

Once the register was open the second suspect reached inside and removed an undisclosed amount of cash.

The pair then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Deputies searched the area and did not find the suspects, according to the sheriff's office.

No one was injured at the liquor store, officials said.

The suspects were described as 25 year-old black men both about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds. One suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with black jeans and black gloves, according to the sheriff's office.

The second suspect was wearing a white and gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the sheriff's office detective bureau at (650) 599-1536 or the sheriff's office anonymous tip line at (800) 547-2700.


--Bay City News

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