Masked Gunmen Rob Corner Store One Block from Police Station
Two armed suspects robbed Juanita's Mexican Store Tuesday night.
According to a report from the Norristown Police Department, two armed and masked gunmen robbed Juanita's Mexican Store on Tuesday, May 29 just after 9 p.m. The store, located at 360 East Airy Street, is only a block away from the police station.
The store owner told police that he was closing up for the night when two men wearing black ski masks and dark clothing and armed with semi-automatic handguns kicked in the front door tot he shop. According to the victim, one of the men ordered him to "Give me the f***ing money." The victim removed $400 from the register and handed it to the gunman, who then reportedly fled the store.
The victim was not injured in the robbery and told police that the men didn't touch anything in the store other than the money. The front door of the shop was damaged when the men kicked it in.
The two suspects were described as black men in their 20s, both wearing dark clothing, black ski masks and armed with black semi-automatic handguns. One suspect was described as 5'6" tall, weighing approximately 200 lbs. and with a dark complexion. The second suspect was described as 5'8" tall, weighing 180 lbs. and with a light complexion.
Anyone with information about this crime should contact the Norristown Police Department at 610-270-0977.