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Costa Mesa jewelry stored robbed by 4 gunmen

Costa Mesa police are searching for four gunmen who held up a jewelry store in a violent robbery Monday.

June 18, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Costa Mesa police are searching for four gunmen who held up a jewelry store in a violent robbery Monday.

The suspects entered the store about 9:30 a.m. near Newport Boulevard and 16th Street saying they wanted to get a ring cleaned.

The armed men then assaulted the store's owner, kicking him in the face. Police say the robbers then tied up the owner and his son and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of jewelry and cash.

The suspects were seen driving away in a red Jeep Liberty. No suspect descriptions were immediately available.


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