Owner’s son said to have been beaten by the gunman…
MERCED, CA – Merecd Police responded to the UC Oriental Market at 235 W. Main Street for an armed robbery. The call came in at approximately 12:55 p.m. and when officers arrived they found the store owner’s son had been beaten up by the gun wielding bandit.
The victim, whose back is turned from the camera in the grey sweatshirt, suffered minor injuries and it is unknown at this time if they were successful in taking money or property.
We will update this story when we get more information.