Police: Man, boys rob San Diego County gun shop

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Updated: 6/15 8:47 am

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Police say a man and two boys robbed a San Diego County gun store but were arrested after a chase when the getaway car pulled into a parking lot with no exit.

Police Lt. Rob Ransweiler tells U-T San Diego one suspect was armed Friday afternoon when the three entered Hiram's Guns in El Cajon (kuh-HONE').

Ransweiler says they threatened an employee, smashed a display case, took several guns and fled in a red sedan.

Police spotted the car on Interstate 8 and chased it into La Mesa, where the driver turned into the parking lot a storage facility near a Costco.

The car was blocked by a wall, and police arrested the trio without incident.

The suspects were described only as an adult and two juveniles, all male.


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