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Suspects Sought In Armed Robbery Outside Concord Costco

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Surveillance photo of a suspect in the armed robbery of an elderly man outside Costco in Concord on September 27th. (Concord Police Department)

Surveillance photo of a suspect in the armed robbery of an elderly man outside Costco in Concord on September 27th. (Concord Police Department)

CONCORD (BCN) — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who allegedly robbed a 70-year-old man at gunpoint in the Costco parking lot in Concord on Monday.

The two men reportedly approached the victim around 10:45 a.m., and one of them pointed a gun at him, Concord police Capt. Brian Wiesendanger said.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic man who spoke Spanish, possibly with a Panamanian accent. He was about 40 years old, 6 feet tall, and weighed about 180 pounds.

He was wearing a bluish sweater, light colored pants, and dark shoes, and was armed with a handgun.

The second suspect, who allegedly pointed a gun at the victim, is described as a black man who spoke Spanish, possibly with a South American accent.

He was about 45 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall, with a stocky build.

He was wearing a black leather jacket, a blue button-up shirt, a striped tie, dark pants and dark shoes.

The two men fled in a blue four-door car with tinted windows, police said. Both are considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Concord police at (925) 671-3333, the Concord police tip line at (925) 603-5836, or Bay Area Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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