ANTIOCH -- Police are searching for two armed men who robbed a convenience store Thursday afternoon.

Police received a call at 5:35 p.m. from a clerk at the Dutch Pride Gas Mart located at 507 E. 18th St., saying that the store was being robbed at gunpoint. Officers quickly responded to the business, but the suspects had already fled by the time police arrived, according to a news release.

Officers used a police dog to track the suspects, but they were not found, police said.

A male and female clerk were inside the business when the robbery occurred. Neither clerk was injured, the release said.

Police described the gunmen as being in their early- to mid-20s, wearing light gray hooded sweatshirts. One of them, a black man, wore jeans and was armed with a semi-automatic handgun.

The other suspect was described as a Latino male with light-colored shorts and a silver semi-automatic handgun.

Police are still investigating the robbery. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Antioch police or text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "Antioch."



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