SAN BERNARDINO – Police are still seeking four suspects in an armed robbery attempt at a liquor store on Monday night.
A store clerk was attacked after the four men raided the store in the 2700 block of North Macy St. in Muscoy, an unincorporated portion of the city, shortly before 10 p.m.
Four men in masks and hooded sweatshirts entered the store, M.J.’s Market, with one suspect armed with a black shotgun, according to reports. The clerk retreated into an office.
According to the report, “The suspects broke down the office door and beat the clerk with the barrel of the shotgun, causing him to be transported to a nearby hospital.”
When San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies arrived, they noted the store clerk was suffering from injuries in the attack.
The armed suspect was wearing a white plaid hooded sweatshirt, first pointing the weapon at the clerk upon entering the store, said reports.
The suspects took approximately $4,000 in cash, along with several bottles of liquor and other various items from the store.
Deputies reported the suspects were last seen traveling southbound on Macy St. in a dark-colored Ford Explorer SUV, which was considered an older model. The license plate was unknown.
Investigators are still seeking evidence leading to the identification of the four suspects along with locating the SUV used to leave the scene. The store was equipped with surveillance cameras that could be used to provide further information for investigators.