Oceanside CA— Early this morning, October 27th, at approximately 2:14 am, an alarm call originated from the 7-11 located, 711 Oceanside Blvd. An officer was in the area conducting surveillance due to a recent series of armed robberies occurring at convenience stores in Oceanside and Vista.
The officer arrived on scene within one minute of the alarm and saw the suspects leaving the area in a vehicle. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and the suspects were taken into custody without incident. A loaded handgun, two realistic appearing bb guns, masks, clothing, and a plastic bag were recovered from within the vehicle.
Both suspects are juveniles and were transported to Juvenile Hall in San Diego.
The suspects were linked by Oceanside Police Detectives to five armed robberies at the 7-11, located, 711 Oceanside Blvd., one armed robbery at AM/PM located 1501 Melrose Dr., and one armed robbery at AM/PM located 1244 N. Santa Fe Ave. in Vista.