Contributed by the Gilroy Police Department:
On Nov. 24 at approximately 12:22 a.m., Gilroy Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at JV Liquors.
Two suspects, one armed with a rifle or shotgun entered the store and demanded money from the cash register and cigarettes. As the armed suspect stood watch over the clerk, the other suspect removed the cash from the register and several packs of cigarettes from behind the counter.
During the course of the robbery the suspects threatened to shoot the clerk and then punched him in the face before fleeing the store. The suspects were last seen getting into an older model, dark colored four-door vehicle.
The suspects were described as males, one being between 5-10 to 6-2 and weighing between 190 and 210 pounds and the other was between 5-7 to 5-10 and weighing between 170 to 180 pounds. Both suspects were wearing hooded sweatshirts and jeans.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Gilroy Police at 408-846-0350. Parties wishing to remain anonymous may call WeTip at 1-800-782-7463 (800-78-Crime).