SAN JOSE -- Two people believed involved in a convenience store armed robbery evaded police Friday morning by jumping fences in a neighborhood near Mt. Pleasant High School.

Police flooded the area, but after a search, they could not find the two people.

Officer Albert Morales said police received a 911 call at 4:45 a.m. regarding an armed robbery that at a 7-Eleven convenience store at the corner of Marten Avenue and Mt. Pleasant Road. The clerk told police two people entered the store and demanded money at gunpoint.

The two fled with an undisclosed amount of money and property.

At about the same time police received reports of two suspicious people looking into vehicles in the same area. Officers arriving on scene observed two males walking in the area and attempted to make contact when they took off running into the neighborhood, Morales said. Officers gave chase but lost sight of the two¿ when they started jumping over fences.

Police set up a perimeter in the neighborhood surrounding Mt. Pleasant and Marten Avenue to the southeast and Rocky Mountain and Mt. Kenya to the northwest. At about 9 a.m. police wrapped up their search with no arrests.



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