At approximately 10:58 p.m. on Thursday night, a male store clerk at the n Benicia reported four male suspects entered the store and pointed a small handgun at him demanding money, according to a release sent out by Lt. Frank Hartig of the .
“The clerk was forced to hand over an undetermined amount of currency,” said Hartig. “The suspects also stole the clerk’s personal laptop computer, his wallet and alcoholic beverages.”
During the incident the clerk was hit in the back of the head by one of the suspects with a closed fist. The clerk refused medical treatment.
The handgun used was described as a small, black, unknown make or caliber.
The clerk described the suspects as four males, approximately 20-30 years of age. Two of the suspects were wearing grey hoodies. One of the suspects was wearing a black hoodie, and the other was wearing a dark navy blue jacket.
All four suspects were wearing dark colored bandanas over their mouths attempting to conceal their identity. The suspects fled the scene in an unknown make and model silver four-door vehicle.
There are currently no photos or videos available for press release at this time, though Hartig says pictures may be released.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Yokoi at (707) 746-4244.
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