Masked men use pepper spray, rob Fresh Market in Boca Raton, police say

Posted at 4:36 PM, Aug 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-05 11:28:34-04

Two masked men pepper sprayed and then held up employees at a Fresh Market in Boca Raton Wednesday night, according to police.

As the store manager and employees started to leave the store at 100 West Camino Real the two men rushed them, police said.

One had pepper spray and the other had a silver revolver.

The victims were ordered to get on the floor and give up their cell phones, police said.

The manager was forced to open a safe and then the suspects left with cash and several cellphones.

Police say the robbers were dressed in all black.

Anyone with information is urged to call Boca Raton Detective Tim Kurdys at (561) 338-1377 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.