News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


PRESS RELEASE 09/25/2007
Subject :

Armed Robbery at Liquor Store
Contact : Sandra Brown, Sergeant, City of Palo Alto, Police Department    650-704-2930
Palo Alto, CA - On September 24, 2007 an armed robbery occurred at the Century Liquors at 2121 St. Francis Drive at 8:00 pm. Two masked suspects armed with firearms vaulted the counter and accosted the two store employees. The suspects stole several bottles of alcohol and took a large amount of cash from the registers. The suspects fled on foot and were last seen heading northbound out of the store. There may have been a getaway car parked near Channing Avenue at Edgewood Drive.

The suspects were described as two dark-skinned males, about 20 years of age. Suspect #1 was described as 6’0" tall, with a slender build and weighing about 180 pounds. Suspect #2 was described as 5’ 8" tall with a slender build. There was no weight given for this suspect. Both suspects were wearing plain white t-shirts, blue jeans and black masks. 

Anyone with information regarding this armed robbery should call the Palo Alto Police Department’s Tip Line at 650-329-2190.