Written by AARON CASTREJON
MONROVIA – A man armed with a handgun demanded money from a safe at Trader Joe’s October 12, a Monrovia Police sergeant said.
The robbery unfolded around 8:53 p.m. at Trader Joe’s, 604 W. Huntington Dr. The suspect donned a mask and backpack when he entered the store. Once he took the cash, the suspect ran on foot and possible drove away in a black Dodge Charger, according to Sgt. William Burkhalter of the Monrovia Police Department.
No employees were harmed during the robbery, Burkhalter told SGV CityWatch.
The suspect was described as a Black man in his 20s or 30s. He stood 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall and also wore a sweatshirt, Burkhalter told SGV CityWatch.