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Chula Vista Police investigating series of 7-Eleven robberies

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Posted at 9:55 PM, Jan 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-13 00:55:25-05

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) -- Chula Vista Police are investigating a series of armed robberies at 7-Eleven stores Tuesday night.

According to police, the first robbery happened at the 7-Eleven on the 800 block of 3rd Avenue just before 8:45 p.m.

Police say two men armed with a handgun entered and robbed the store. The second robbery happened on the 700 block of Broadway around 8:54 p.m. The men were seen leaving the scene in a white pickup truck.

According to police, the robberies “appear” to be related. No injuries were reported.