Surveillance pictures show robbers

August 29, 2008 6:09:17 PM PDT
A search is underway for three men in connection with a series of convenience store armed robberies. The robberies happened in shops between 1300 and 2000 E. 79th St. between June 23 and August 12.

Police released surveillance pictures of two of the robbers. Detectives say the two men announced the robbery and another man took out a gun before grabbing money from a register.

The robbers were seen leaving in a maroon SUV or minivan.

Anyone with information on the holdups is urged to call the police.