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Smash and grab robbers took loot, left a mess in Chula Vista

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Posted at 10:26 AM, Aug 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-15 14:35:17-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - Three men in ski masks broke into a Chula Vista coin store Tuesday, grabbing items and leaving behind a mess.

Chula Vista Police received several 911 calls to report the robbery at 1 a.m. at Axiom Coin Exchange on E St.

The men, all wearing black ski masks, smashed the front door of the building and ran out with duffel bags full of items, police said.

Police surrounded the store and looked for remaining suspects with the help of a K9 unit, officers said.

Chula Vista Police said the men were last seen driving down Third Ave. in a van.