At least four 7-Eleven stores in the San Fernando Valley were robbed at gunpoint early Friday morning and police worked to determine if the robberies were connected.
The first robbery was reported at a store in Van Nuys about 12:45 a.m., followed about 30 minutes later by a robbery at a store in Northridge and additional robberies at stores in Chatsworth and Granada Hills, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The suspects in all the robberies were armed and wore clothing covering their faces and mouths, but the suspect descriptions are slightly different.
At the Granada Hills store, two women wearing masks walked in and carried out the robbery at gunpoint.
Chingy Singh, who owns one of the 7-Eleven stores that was robbed, told NBC4 that the clerk working at his location followed protocols, didn’t resist and remained calm during the entire incident.
The suspects in the other robberies were men. Detectives are now working to see if there is any possible connection among all of them.
It was unclear how much money was taken in each incident, police said.