Guns drawn

Police Beat: Redondo Beach

Guns drawn

Two robbers brandishing handguns stormed a business on the 1700 block of Aviation Boulevard just after 10 p.m. Thursday as the business was closing. They ordered all employees to the back of the store where they were forced to lie on the floor. The robbers escorted the manager to the store office where they took part of the day’s proceeds, then fled.

Robbery

A white Ford Explorer pulled up beside a pedestrian on the Esplanade at Avenue G around 4 a.m. Saturday. One of the passengers stepped out of the truck and demanded that the victim hand over their cash. The victim gave the man $30. A second passenger stepped out of the truck and punched the victim in the head, then the truck sped off. ER