Robbery reported at Los Banos DMV

01/31/2012 6:10 PM

01/31/2012 6:15 PM

Los Banos police are searching for two men who robbed the local Department of Motor Vehicles branch Tuesday afternoon.

The robbery was reported at the 814 L St. branch around 4:20 p.m. Witness reported two men wearing black pants, black hooded sweaters and black ski masks entered the office, according to police.

At least one of the men was armed with a gun. The robbers took an undisclosed sum of cash from the DMV employees and were last seen running south from the building. Police said no arrests have been made.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Detective Justin Melden at (209) 827-7070 ext. 114.

To leave an anonymous crime tip call (209)827-7070 ext. 288 or visit At the bottom of the contact page, click on the "report graffiti and other crime" link or call Merced Area Crime Stoppers at (855)725-2420 or visit

— Sun-Star staff

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