On August 9, 2017, at approximately 1:24 p.m., the Arcadia Police Department received a report of a robbery at the Arco Gas Station located at 5 W. Foothill Boulevard. The preliminary investigation determined two male suspects entered the store at about 1:19 p.m. One suspect blocked the main doorway as the other walked behind the counter. The suspect behind the counter had the manager of the business open the two registers as he displayed what was believed to be a handgun. The suspect took an unknown amount of cash and coins from the registers. The two suspects then fled towards Santa Anita Avenue without getting into a vehicle.
The suspects were described as follows:
#1: Male Hispanic, 5’7” to 5’8” tall, medium-build, Black baseball cap with red brim, black t-shirt and black jeans, and black tennis shoes.
#2: Male Hispanic, 5’7” to 5’8” tall, heavy/stocky -build, black baseball cap, white t-shirt, light-colored pants, black shoes, and a gold-colored watch.
This incident is being investigated by Arcadia Police Department Detectives. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5151, case #17-4091. If you prefer to provide information ANONYMOUSLY, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), or use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.