Two men robbed a check cashing business in El Cerrito on Wednesday afternoon,
according to police.
The robbery was reported at 1:10 p.m. at Advance America Check Cashing at 10003 San Pablo Ave. in El Cerrito, police said.
One suspect forced a teller behind the counter to open the register by threatening to shoot her, though she didn't see a gun, according to police.
The second suspect meanwhile took the cash from the register.
The two men took off into a '90s green Buick parked on Carlson Boulevard with a license plate number similar to 4C4345.
The first suspect was described as a black man, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 195 pounds. He was wearing a white hard hat over a black beanie and green sunglasses as well as a black sweatshirt, black pants and a yellow reflective vest, according to police.
The second suspect is described as a short black man with a medium build who was wearing a black ski mask, a black jacket and a brown hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information about the robbery has been asked to call El Cerrito police at (510) 215-4414.
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