Santa Monica Police Search For Three Men Who Robbed Jack In The Box At Knife Point

Three Men Storm Santa Monica Jack In The Box, Force Everyone Into Walk-In-Freezer

Friday, 21 Dec 2012, 5:14:00 AM

Brenton Garen

Two of the suspects who robbed the Jack in the Box restaurant in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 18.
Courtesy Of SMPD
Two of the suspects who robbed the Jack in the Box restaurant in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 18.

Santa Monica police are searching for three male suspects who robbed the Jack in the Box at 802 Santa Monica Boulevard at 3:55 a.m. Tuesday who forced two employees and a customer into the restaurant’s walk-in freezer at knife point.

The victims told officers the men entered the restaurant wearing ski masks; one of the suspect's had a knife.

SMPD Sgt. Richard Lewis said the suspects ordered an employee and a customer into the restaurant's walk-in freezer.

“After obtaining the cash, the last victim was placed into the freezer and the suspects fled the location in a gold colored suburban,” Lewis said.

Lewis said all three suspects were described as being males, possibly Hispanic, unknown age, 5'07" to 5'10" wearing black ski masks, dark colored jackets, blue jeans and gloves.

The suspect vehicle was described as a late model gold-colored Chevrolet Suburban, Lewis said.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information regarding the robbery is asked to contact Detective Roy Brown at 310.458.8960 or Sergeant Ira Rutan at 310.458-8959 or the Santa Monica Police Department (24 hours) at 310.458.8495.

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