UPDATE:Convenience store armed robbery

Posted By:Veronica Ortega    


UPDATE: Police are investigating an armed robbery at Lobo’s City Mex near 27th and Q.

Police say three black males wearing dark clothing and their faces covered entered the store just before 11 p.m. Thursday.

Witnesses believe all three suspects were armed, but only one man wearing a gray sweatshirt pointed his handgun at the store owner and demanded money from the safe.

Officers say a witness hiding inside the store called police.

They say the owner couldn’t open the safe, but the suspects did flee the store with an unknown amount of cash.

Five people were inside the convenience store at the time including: three customers, one employee, and the store owner. Police say no one was injured.

Officers say they are still looking for the suspects. We’ll bring you more details as they become available.