Police search for Yakima armed robbery suspects

YAKIMA POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE -- On 03/27/2014 at approximately 2350 hours, Yakima Police Officers responded to the Mocha Tree Espresso, 1018 S 11th Avenue, in reference to a robbery. The suspects had fled the scene when officers arrived at the business.

The investigation revealed two male suspects were involved in the robbery. One suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money. The suspects fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

Both suspects are described as Hispanic males who appeared to be in their early to mid-twenties. Suspect one was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. Suspect two was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and was wearing a bandana over his face to conceal his identity.

The case is still under investigation. The public is encouraged to call the Yakima Police Department Detective Division with any information.