VICTORVILLE-(VVNG.com): Many Victor Valley News members have recently inquired about an armed robbery that occurred at the Wal-Mart located in the Crossroads at 395 shopping center.
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said, that on the morning of Friday, October 2nd the Wal-Mart store manager was approached at gunpoint as he was attempting to lock the eastern entrance of the store located at 12234 Palmdale Road just east of Highway 395.
According to officials, at about 3:20 a.m., two black males forced the manager to take them to the office area of the store.
“Once inside, the suspect pried open a safe and took approximately $50,000,” said San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Spokesman, Sgt. Dave Burgess. The suspects were described as black male adults approximately 5’5”. Both suspects had identifying characteristics and clothing. One of the suspects was armed with a semi-automatic handgun.
The two suspects left the scene in a getaway car, that according to unconfirmed reports, was driven by a white female adult possibly with a baby inside the vehicle. A witness told Victor Valley News that the cameras were able to capture the faces of the armed suspects since they did not put the masks on until they entered the store.
As of Wednesday, October 7th no arrests have been made. Authorities said, that evidence was recovered at the scene and is at the crime lab for analysis.
No injuries were reported as a result of the robbery. The incident is under investigation by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Victorville office. Information will be updated as it is received.