Taco Bell robbed in Walnut Creek

October 28, 2008 7:30:34 AM PDT
Walnut Creek police are searching for three men who robbed a Taco Bell restaurant at gunpoint Monday night.

The robbery was reported at about 8:25 p.m. at the restaurant in the 2400 block of N. Main Street, according to police.

The three suspects entered the store and a suspect armed with a gun stayed in the dining area while the other two suspects went behind the counter and opened the cash registers with a code, police said.

The suspects took cash from the registers and put them in bags before leaving the area headed northbound on N. Main Street in a dark brown or black four-door Mazda, according to police.

No injuries were reported from the incident.

Police are describing two of the suspects as men who are between 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches tall who had thin builds and wore black hooded sweatshirts and black pants. One of those two men also wore a mask similar to the one used in the movie "Scream."

The third suspect, who carried the small handgun, is described as a man who is about 5 feet 6 inches tall with dark skin and was wearing a black sweatshirt and black bandanna, according to police.

Anyone with information about the robbery is encouraged to call the Walnut Creek Police Department at (925) 943-5844.


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