Danville Police are looking for three individuals involved in a Friday afternoon armed robbery of the Costco Store, 3150 Fostoria Way.
According to Police Chief Steve Simpkins, officers were called to the Costco at approximately 12:17 p.m. on a call of an armed robbery. Two suspects wearing masks and hoodies entered the store. One of the suspects went to a glass case, smashed it with a hammer, and grabbed items. An employee attempted to intervene and the second suspect fired a weapon. The employee retreated and the suspects fled into a waiting newer silver Toyota Camry with paper license plates. A third suspect, described by witnesses as a white or hispanic male, drove off in the Camry. While the suspects were fleeing the parking lot, they fired a second shot up into the air.
The two suspects who entered the store are described as male, 5’9” – 6’ tall, slender build. Suspect one was wearing a black hoodie, gray pants, gloves and a mask. Suspect two was wearing black hoodie, black pants, gloves and a mask.
In the incident one bystander fell while attempting to avoid the suspects and was treated for shock.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has further information is encouraged to contact the Danville Police Department at (925) 820-2144.