Masked men allegedly rob Trader Joe’s at gunpoint

MENLO PARK (BCN) — Police are seeking the public’s help to find two masked men who allegedly entered a Menlo Park grocery store and robbed it at gunpoint Saturday night.

Around 9:15 p.m. officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at Trader Joe’s, located at 720 Menlo Ave., according to police.

After a preliminary investigation, officers determined two men entered the store after it had closed. The pair then ordered all employees at gunpoint to lie face down on the ground, while demanding money, police said.

The suspects were able to flee the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police.

After searching the area, officers were unable to locate the pair.

The first suspect was described as a Polynesian male, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, white sweatpants and a white facemask. The second suspect was also described as a Polynesian male, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, matching gray sweatpants and a white facemask, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Menlo Park Police Department at (650) 330-6300 or the anonymous tip line at (650) 330-6395.

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