HAVE YOU SEEN THEM? Man in monkey mask, 1 other wanted for San Ysidro armed robbery

These 2 masked men are wanted for robbing a hotel
Posted at 12:05 PM, Jul 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-27 15:53:34-04

SAN YSIDRO, Calif. (KGTV)--Police released surveillance footage Thursday in hopes of identifying two masked men involved in an armed robbery at a hotel Tuesday night.

Two masked suspects entered the front desk area of the Quality Inn on West San Ysidro Boulevard around 11:25 p.m., according to the San Diego Police Department. 

  • The first suspect wearing a light-colored mask demanded money from two clerks at gunpoint. 
  • The second suspect wore a monkey mask and jumped over the front counter. 


The clerks complied and the thieves escaped by car with money from the cash register, the victims' wallets and a backpack. 

Suspect 1 was described as a white male, in his 20s, 6 feet tall and weighed about 150 pounds. He wore a plain blue baseball cap, grey gloves, black jacket, grey shirt and blue jeans. He was armed with a silver semi-automatic handgun

Suspect 2 was described as a Hispanic or light-skinned black male, in his 20s. He wore a black t-shirt with a picture of a pit bull on the front of it, blue jeans and blue gloves. 

They escaped in a light-colored 1998-2002 Toyota Corolla. 

If you can help police identify the suspects, call 619-531-2299 or Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 888-580-8477.