WHITTIER — Police sought four robbers who injured an 80-year-old market owner during a beer run late Thursday.
The crime took place about 7 p.m. at Helen’s Market, 8843 Santa Fe Springs Road, Whittier police officials said in a written statement.
Four crooks grabbed several containers of beer and and left without paying, police said.
The owner of the market confronted the thieves in the parking lot and was struck in the face by the door of the robbers’ car, Lt. Carlos Solorza said.
The robbers then fled the area in their white Ford Taurus.
The elderly market owner was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries, authorities added.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Whittier Police Department at 562-567-9200.