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Police investigating armed robbery in Morro Bay

Posted at 6:53 PM, Dec 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-22 21:53:23-05

Morro Bay police were dispatched to Check into Cash Saturday morning when someone activated a panic button during an armed robbery. The incident occurred at 1065 Kennedy Way around 11:40 a.m.

Witnesses told police a Hispanic man brandished a handgun before leaving with an undisclosed amount of money.

Witnesses recall seeing a small silver sedan with tinted windows speed away from the scene, but it’s unclear whether the suspect ran away or jumped into a car.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Morro Bay Police Department at 805-772-6225.