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Cash register and tip jar stolen during robbery at Winchell’s in Victorville

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VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — The Victorville Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred at Winchell’s donut shop last week.

It happened on August 6, 2021, at about 3:17 pm in the 15000 block of Seventh Street.

Surveillance video of the incident showed two men briefly pacing around before one of them reaches for the register and the other for the tip jar.

A female clerk struggled with the suspects as she attempted to pull on the power cord before it snapped and both men were able to flee from the business.

Sheriff’s officials said an unknown amount of cash was taken along with the register. A black 2-door Honda Prelude possibly a 90’s model was used as a getaway vehicle.

Both suspects were described as black male adults. One suspect was wearing a gray Ninja Turtles hoodie with blue/gray jeans and the other was wearing a black Hollister hoodie with blue stone-washed jeans.

A fundraising car show event titled “Cars & Coffee” is scheduled to take place at Winchell’s on September 5th from 8 am – 10 am.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Victorville Police Department at 760-241-2911.

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