Two armed robbers sprayed Walnut Creek jewelry store workers with pepper spray and made off with several Rolex watches Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
The robbery was reported at 2:28 p.m. at the Davidson & Licht Jewelry Co. at 1258 Broadway Plaza.
Witnesses said that the two suspects walked in and while one sprayed the employees with pepper spray, the other smashed display cases with a sledgehammer.
They stole the watches and fled north on Broadway Plaza in a vehicle that had been waiting out front, according to police.
The employees were not injured and declined medical attention.
The two suspects are described as men in their 20s, about 5 feet 9 inches or 10 inches tall, with a thin build.
The pepper spray-wielding suspect was wearing a white hoodie, blue jeans, black and white sneakers, a black beanie and gloves.
The sledgehammer-carrying suspect was wearing a black hoodie, gray cargo pants, black and white sneakers and gloves.
The two suspects escaped in a black Infiniti SUV FX35 with a silver roof rack and silver rims. There was a third suspect driving the SUV, according to police.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Walnut Creek police at 943-5844.