Orland market robbed at gunpoint, employee assaulted

Aug 14, 2015 3:18 PM by News Staff

An investigation is underway after two men robbed an Orland market at gunpoint, and assaulted one the store’s employees.

Orland police were called to the El Paisa Market and Deli on the 600 block of 6th Street a little before 8 a.m.

Investigators say the two robbers walked into the store, locked the doors behind them and pointed a gun at the employees face. The men also reportedly grabbed the clerk by the hair and threw her to the ground as they demanded money.

The men took off with an unknown amount of money, and fled through the back of the store.

Police say the men fled the area in a truck, but a description of the vehicle is unavailable at this time.

The employee is expected to be okay.


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