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2 masked robbers rob IE convenience store

Police released surveillance photos of two masked robbers who held up a convenience store in Coachella on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2011.

January 16, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A search is under way for two masked robbers who held up a convenience store in Coachella on Saturday.Sheriff's deputies said the robbery in the 51900 block of Harrison Street took place at around 9 p.m.

Two suspects with shotguns barged into the store and made off with an unknown amount of cash.

Authorities said the suspects fled in a silver vehicle, possibly a Kia, before deputies arrived.

No injuries were reported.

If you have any information regarding this crime, you're urged to contact Coachella police at (650) 836-3215.

City News Service contributed to this report.