HALF MOON BAY (CBS SF) – The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in tracking down two suspects believed to have stolen more than $7,500 from a 7-Eleven in Half Moon Bay on Monday.

The suspects entered the 7-Eleven at 196 San Mateo Road at about 12:15 p.m. Monday, San Mateo sheriff’s Dep. Rebecca Rosenblatt said.

One suspect went to the register to ask the cashier about lottery tickets while the other suspect went to the rear office to take a bag of cash, Rosenblatt said.

The suspects left the store with a bag containing just under $7,582, Rosenblatt said.

The theft was discovered and reported hours later, she said.

Surveillance cameras caught the two suspects entering the store, Rosenblatt said.

Both suspects are described as African American men in their late 30s to late 40s, she said.

One suspect, a 6-foot-1-inch tall 170-pound man, was last seen wearing a dark hat, a black hooded jacket with brown furry material around the hood, a white T-shirt and black jeans.

The other suspect, a 5-foot-9-inch tall 220-pound man, was wearing a black leather hat, eyeglasses, a white-, black- and tan-striped collared shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call (650) 363-4066 or the anonymous tip line at (800) 547-2700.


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