Mountain View Voice

News - January 24, 2014

Crime briefs

Armed robbery

A convenience store on Old Middlefield Road was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, according to police.

The 7-Eleven, located at 1951 Old Middlefield Road, was held up by two men who entered the store at about 9:20 p.m. on Jan. 15, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded cash, Sgt. Saul Jaeger of the Mountain View Police Department said.

The clerk handed over about $300, Jaeger said.

The men were described as Hispanic, in their early 20s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, and wearing dark clothes, Jaeger said. Each wore a black hooded sweatshirt and one covered his face with a mask. The men fled on foot through the store's parking lot.

Restaurant burgled

A laptop and cash register were stolen during the burglary of a Mountain View Mexican restaurant, police said.

Sometime between 11 p.m. on Jan. 19 and 9 a.m. on Jan. 20, a burglar, or burglars, smashed the front glass door of Savor Mexico Restaurant, located at 2595 California St, said Sgt. Saul Jaeger, public information officer for the Mountain View Police Department. The computer and register were worth an approximate total of $1,500, according Jaeger.

Beer cases swiped

Two cases of beer were stolen in a Jan. 10 burglary of Michael's at Shoreline, police said.

According to Sgt. Saul Jaeger, public information officer for the Mountain View Police Department, the door to storage shed for the restaurant was reportedly pried open at around 10 a.m. and $50 worth of suds were stolen.

Police have no suspect at this time, Jaeger said.

—Nick Veronin

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