TAKE OVER ROBBERY
On Friday, August 3, 2012, at about 11:16 a.m. Hemet Police received 911 calls of a robbery that just occurred at the Check in to Cash, located at 3069 W. Florida Ave. Officers were on scene within minutes and located a vehicle the suspect fled in. The vehicle was a four door, light blue 1989 Toyota Camry, which was stolen from the City of Moreno Valley earlier in the day. One witness saw the suspects change vehicles behind the business which was described as a dark vehicle and it was last seen driving westbound behind the shopping center.
At the time of the robbery there were approximately 15-20 customers inside including children. Witnesses stated three black males wearing masks and armed with handguns entered the business ordering everyone to get on the floor demanding money from the safe. The suspects stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the business and fled in the stolen vehicle and changed to the second vehicle.
The Hemet Police Department is encouraging anyone with information that may lead to the arrests of the suspects by calling the tip line at 951-765-3897.