Two men rob Antioch convenience store at gunpoint, Thursday
By Sergeant T. Schnitzius, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau
On Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 5:35 PM, Antioch Police received a call from a clerk inside the business that they were being robbed at gunpoint. Officers responded to the business, the Dutch Pride Gas & Food store at 507 E. 18th Street (corner of Cavallo Road) and arrived on scene quickly but the suspects had already fled. A police K-9 was used to track the suspects, but they were not located. Neither clerk was injured during the robbery. The suspects were described as follows:
#1-BMA (Black Male Adult), 20-25 years wearing light gray hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and armed with a black semi-auto handgun.
#2-HMA (Hispanic Male Adult), 20-25 years wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt, light colored shorts, and armed with a silver semi-auto handgun.
The robbery is still under investigation.
If you witnessed this crime and/or have information please contact the Antioch Police Department Investigations Bureau at (925) 779-6926. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word Antioch.