EL CERRITO (KRON) — El Cerrito patrol officers went to reports of an attempted burglary on Saturday around 5:34 a.m to the Old West Gun Room at 3509 Carlson Boulevard.
Officers found a broken window near the front of the store when they arrived, but the suspects had already fled the scene.
The four suspects were caught on surveillance video. They were unable to get inside of the store.
About two hours later, they robbed a Petaluma Gun Store.
Officers first responded to the El Cerrito incident at 5:34 a.m. Saturday based on an activation of the store’s alarm system. A broken window was found there but the suspects had already fled the scene.
The suspects did not gain entry to the store because of the security measures in place there, police said.
Two hours later, several suspects burglarized a gun store in Petaluma.
Petaluma and El Cerrito police are now working in concert to identify the suspects and believe the cases to be connected.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Petaluma PD at 707-778-4372 or El Cerrito PD at 510-215-4400.
Bay City News contributed to this report