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March 25, 2023

Hollister police investigate store robbery

Hollister police are investigating an armed robbery early Saturday morning at the Quik Stop on San Felipe Road.

According to police, it occurred at 1:30 a.m. at the Quik Stop at 10 San Felipe Road near downtown Hollister.

Courtesy of the Hollister Police Department:

The Hollister Police Department is seeking help identifying two males who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint. That is when an unknown male entered the convenience store, pulled out a handgun, pointed it at the clerk and made various demands, according to police in a statement.

According to the statement:

As the robbery continued, the clerk feared for his life and made an attempt to escape. As the clerk struggled to escape, the robber fired one shot, hitting the cash register. The clerk escaped and was uninjured.

A second suspect entered the store, and both males stole various items from the store, police alleged.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male 18 to 20 years old, short and thin. He was wearing a black beanie and gray sweatshirt with black and white jogging pants. He was carrying a silver-colored 9mm handgun.

The second suspect is also a Hispanic male 18 to 20 years old, taller and thin. He was wearing a black hoodie and pants, and had a thin mustache and a blue backpack.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is requested to contact the Hollister Police Department at (831) 636-4330. People wishing to remain anonymous may call WeTip at (800) 78-CRIME. Information provided to WeTip may qualify for a reward.