From the Martinez Police Department:
At 11:07am, officers from the Martinez Police Department were dispatched to a robbery in progress in the pharmacy of the CVS store at 6668 Alhambra Ave., Martinez.
The suspects were described as two males wearing face masks and hoodies. As officers were responding, the suspects were able to gain access to the pharmacy and forced several employees into the secure area of the business. With the assistance of the Pleasant Hill Police Department, the store was surrounded.
As officers began evacuating nearby businesses, the suspects allegedly attempted to flee and were immediately apprehended. Both suspects were determined to be juveniles, 17 and 15 years old, from the Solano County area. No one was physically injured during the incident.
The (suspects) were booked into Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall on the following charges: Robbery, Kidnapping, Kidnapping to Commit a Theft and Criminal Threats. Detectives from the Martinez Police Department are actively working this case. Should you have any information on this case, please contact Det. Scott Carney at (925)372-3454.