Three men are sought after a possible smash-and-grab armed robbery Monday at a Costco in the northern San Fernando Valley.
Police and firefighter-paramedics were in the 13500 block of Paxton Street in Pacoima after what was initially a report of "shots fired." Los Angeles police later said there were no shots fired, but that an armed robbery occurred at the store around 10:40 a.m.
One person was armed with a gun. Two others wielded hammers. The men, described as white, in their 30s and wearing bandanas, escaped with jewelry, police said.
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No injuries were reported. There were no arrests late Monday morning.
The vehicle used in the heist was described as a 2012-2013 silver Mercedes Benz with paper license plates from Keyes Auto. A model description was not available.
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