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Hammer-wielding trio robs Walmart Supercenter in Ceres
Ceres Police investigation

Three masked men armed with hammers robbed the Ceres Walmart Supercenter Thursday afternoon, April 4, terrifying customers and clerks before ripping two registers loose and fleeing.

Ceres Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Dirk Nieuwnhuis said the robbery occurred at 1:13 p.m. By the time officers had arrived the three robbers had fled the Walmart parking lot in a dark-colored passenger sedan. The car was last seen fleeing toward El Camino Avenue.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. Police ask anyone with information on the crime to call Detective Jon Vera at 209-538-5730.