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Officials need help finding suspects involved in a Santa Ana robbery

Santa Ana Police need help locating three suspects who robbed Ca Phe Heaven café located at 2271 N. Fairview Street on Oct. 9, 2012. (Santa Ana Police Department)
October 26, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Investigators are asking the public for help in their search for three suspects involved in a café robbery in Santa Ana.

The robbery happened on Oct. 9 at around 10:05 p.m. at Ca Phe Heaven caf? located at 2271 N. Fairview Street.

According to investigators, three suspects entered the caf? as they were closing and assaulted one of the employees working towards the back of the establishment with a black pipe. The suspects then wrestled the victim to the ground, tied his hands behind his back, and placed a shirt over his head. The first suspect then took the victim to a back room and placed him face down. Another caf? employee managed to flee and call for help.

Cash from the register, two cell phones, and a Rolex were reportedly stolen.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic man with a goatee, about 30 to 35 years of age, 6 feet 2 inches tall with a heavy build, weighing between 250 and 300 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light blue baseball hat, a red t-shirt and black shorts.

The second suspect is described as a Hispanic man with a shaved head, mustache and beard, about 30 to 35 years of age, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall with a heavy build, weighing between 220 and 250 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light blue t-shirt with a black long sleeve underneath, and black jeans.

The third suspect is described as a Hispanic man with black hair, about 30 to 35 years of age, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall with a medium build, weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light blue baseball hat, a grey long sleeve shirt, and blue jeans.

The suspects fled in a dark, newer model, extended cab, full-sized pick-up truck.

Anyone with any information regarding the robbery is urged to contact OC Crimestoppers at (855) TIP-OCCS.


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