Two masked and armed men vaulted the counter and accosted clerks at Century Liquors at 2121 St. Francis Drive at about 8 p.m. Monday, robbing the store of a large amount of cash and several bottles of alcohol, Palo Alto police have reported.
The robbers fled on foot and were last seen heading northbound out of the store. There may been a getaway car parked near Channing Avenue at Edgewood Drive, according to police Sgt. Sandra Brown.
The suspects were described as two dark-skinned males about 20 years old. The first suspect was described as 6-feet tall with a slender build and weighing about 180 pounds. The second suspect was described as 5-feet-8-inches tall with a slender build. There was no weight description for the second suspect. Both men were wearing plain white T-shirts, blue jeans and black masks, police stated.
Police are asking anyone with information regarding this armed robbery to call the Palo Alto Police Department's Tip Line at 650-329-2190.