Cerritos Trader Joe’s Hit With Brazen Armed Robbery

 

BY BRIAN HEWS • October 24, 2020

The Trader Joe’s in Cerritos Towne Center near the 91 freeway was robbed this past Thursday Oct. 23 by a brazen armed gunman.

According to the Cerritos Sheriff’s Incident Report, the robbery occurred ten minutes before closing time, approximately 8:50 p.m., when an unidentified male walked into the store, pointed a gun at  the manager, and demanded money.

The manager, fearing for his safety and the safety of others, handed over $1,000 in cash to the robber.

The robber then exited the store “in an unknown direction.”

Cerritos Sheriff’s indicated they responded within one minute of the distress call with units and the SkyKnight helicopter but were unable to apprehend the robber.

The sheriffs stated that the robber is believed to have has committed similar robberies in the area.

An investigation is underway, anyone with information can call the sheriff’s anonymously at 562-860-0044.

 

 

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One Response to Cerritos Trader Joe’s Hit With Brazen Armed Robbery

  1. Michael Carrigan

    October 25, 2020 at 10:36 am

    May he hereby be bound and cast down in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. All of his ill-gotten gain are as the wood, hay and stubble of I Corinthians 3. Do violence to no man, be satisfied with your wages and accuse none falsely. I hereby command this in the name of Jesus!!!

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