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


Subject :

Convenience Store Robbery
Contact : Agent Brian Phillip, Palo Alto Police Department    650-329-2413
Palo Alto, Ca - On Thursday, June 9, 2011, at 7:45 PM, an armed robbery occurred at Eli’sMarket located at 3487 El Camino Real.

At that time, two male suspects entered the store,produced handguns, and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk complied with the suspects’ demands and provided the money from the register. The exact amount taken is unknown at this time. The suspects are described as two males of unknown race, both approximately 6 feet tall with thin builds. Both suspects were wearing dark pants, masks and black hooded sweatshirts.The suspects fled on foot and no injuries occurred during the incident.

Police immediately responded to the area and were unable to locate the suspects. Detectives will continue to investigate the incident for any further leads. No further specific information will be released as the investigation is continuing.