Investigation underway into armed robbery in unincorporated Redwood City

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

REDWOOD CITY – An investigation is underway into an armed robbery outside a gas station Tuesday afternoon in unincorporated Redwood City, according to authorities.

Two people were standing outside an ARCO gas station in the 1800 block of Woodside Road around 4:15 p.m. when two men approached them and robbed them of their belongings, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

The men made criminal threats and displayed a handgun during the robbery, according to the sheriff’s office.

No injuries were reported.

The sheriff’s office described the men as being in their early 20s and having long hair. One had a small mustache.

The men were last seen heading toward Santa Clara Avenue.

The sheriff’s office said the robbery is being investigated as an “isolated incident.”

Anyone with information related to the case can contact Deputy Natasha Coral at or 650-363-4911, or the anonymous tip line at 800-547-2700.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.