Two men, armed with handguns, rob market in Nipomo

Two armed suspects are on the run after robbing a Nipomo market at about 8 p.m. Saturday.

  Wearing masks and dark clothing and armed with handguns, two males entered the La Placita Market at 515 Orchard St. and demanded money, according to a news release by the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office.

Both fled on foot to a waiting vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash. It is unknown if there was a third subject in the getaway vehicle.


The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (805) 547-7867.