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Armed Robbery - 200 block E. Orangethorpe Ave

On June 5, 2019 at approximately 3:38 pm, Fullerton Police Officers responded to a restaurant in the 200 block of E. Orangethorpe Ave regarding a robbery that had just occurred.

 Initial investigation reveals that the two victims, who are both jewelry salesmen, were in the drive-thru of a restaurant when their vehicle stalled. As the victims waited in their vehicle in the drive-thru for a tow truck, three unidentified suspects approached the victims, who were both still inside their vehicle, and held a knife to one of the victim’s throats. The two other suspects entered the victims’ vehicle and removed approximately $100,000 worth of jewelry from the backseat. 

 The suspects then fled in a white colored SUV westbound on Orangethorpe Ave. The victims were not injured during the robbery.

 This investigation is on-going. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact Detective Zuniga with the Fullerton Police Department Crimes Persons Unit at 714-738-5361, or via email at jzuniga@fullertonpd.org. Those wishing to provide information anonymously can do so by contacting (855) TIP-OCCS.

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