Police Seek Suspect in Attempted Jewelry Store Robbery

Police continue to search for the suspect in the June 4 attempted robbery of a gold and jewelry store in Temecula.

Officers responded at 10:50 a.m. that day to the store, located in the 27400 block of Jefferson Avenue. The owner reported that he was in front of the location, opening for business, when he was accosted by two male suspects wearing dark clothing, masks, and gloves.

The suspects brandished a handgun and forced the victim into the business, police said. A brief struggle ensued, at which time the victim was able to disarm the suspects. Both suspects fled the location in a Black Nissan Quest. Further investigation revealed the suspects used a fake, plastic handgun.

If anyone has any further information regarding this incident, please call the Temecula Police Department at 951-696-3000.


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