Two masked gunmen surprised a man on his way to his car in the 2300 block of Crystal Avenue on Wednesday, demanding the man’s Rolex watch and wallet and pistol-whipping him to enforce the demand.
The robbery was reported at approximately 7:40 a.m. It was not immediately known if the victim sustained serious injury.
Police were reportedly looking for a silver 4-door KIA with two masked male occupants armed with “Glock-style” pistols. The vehicle was last seen turning onto Crescent Drive.
UPDATE/via FLASH: (12:50pm) ROBBERY UPDATE – suspect(s) in this morning’s Rolex robbery just crashed after a police chase at Laurel Rd and Empire Ave in Oakley.
Oakley police say they arrested:
Christopher Rodriguez, 22, of Oakley
Jimmy Cartwright, 23, of Antioch