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Robbers Make Off With 50 Guns In Riverside Heist

Authorities Search For Suspects, Weapons

RIVERSIDE (CBS) ― A four-man holdup crew was at large Tuesday after taking about 50 handguns from a Riverside gun store in a takeover robbery, police said.

Customers and employees were also ordered to turn over their wallets during the robbery at Centerfire Firearms in Central Avenue, according to Riverside police Sgt. Leon Phillips.

The suspects, with their faces concealed by masks, hoods, bandanas and sunglasses, stormed into the store and ordered customers and employees on the floor, he said.

None of the six people in the store was hurt, he said. "The suspects stole wallets from the customers and workers, and removed between 40-50 handguns from the display cases," Phillips said. "They fled the store very quickly and ran to a car waiting on San Diego Avenue."

The getaway car was a dark-blue, 2004 or 2005 four-door Honda

Added: Jan-29-2008 
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