A man was punched in the face with a firearm and robbed of $100,000 in jewelry, including a Rolex watch, Friday night in a Walnut Creek parking lot, according to the Walnut Creek Police Department.
The victim told police that he was being held by three adult men. All carried rifles and were dressed in black. The suspect allegedly fled the scene in a gray sedan before police arrived at 10:21 p.m.
The parking lot where the armed robbery took place is located at block 1600 on Mt. Diablo Blvd. The victim was treated for minor injuries.
this is not the first time Suspected Walnut Creek robbery targets Rolex watches Last June, three men allegedly used hammers to smash display cases and stole five Rolex watches from Macy’s at Broadway Plaza. at the beginning of the monthon Block 1600 of Locust Street, there were two other people whose Rolex watches were robbed by armed men.
Walnut Creek Police have asked residents to be aware of their surroundings. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the police department at 925-943-5844 or call the anonymous reporting line at 925-943-5865.
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