Los Angeles County, California – Armed robbers pistol whipped an Asian couple and robbed the man of his $60,000 Rolex in a broad daylight attack this weekend.
The couple were in the parking lot of the 99 Ranch Market store in Rowland Heights loading groceries in their trunk when they were approached by two armed robbers.
One of the suspects pistol-whipped the man and knocked him to the ground in a surprise attack.
Video of the attack shows two black men in hoodies and sweatpants violently attacking the couple before taking off in a white Dodge Challenger with paper license plates with the stolen watch.
The woman was also pistol-whipped.
Police believe the two suspects were involved in other similar robberies in the area.
Deputies are searching for two men they say robbed a man for his Rolex watch at a grocery store in Rowland Heights and pistol-whipped him and the woman he was with.
According to the Walnut Sheriff’s Station, it happened just after noon on Saturday at the 99 Ranch Market store on Nogales Avenue.
The man and woman were loading groceries into their vehicle when two men ran up to them and began demanding the man’s Rolex watch, deputies said.
Investigators said before the man could respond, one of the suspects pistol-whipped him and knocked him to the ground. The second suspect then pistol-whipped the woman he was with, authorities said.
The robbery was captured on video, which shows the woman screaming for help.
The suspects grabbed the watch and took off in a white Dodge Challenger with paper license plates.
According to the sheriff’s station, the Rolex is worth about $60,000.
Anyone with information on this robbery is urged to contact law enforcement.