Police in three valley cities are investigating armed robberies that all occurred Monday night.
The Mobil station at Washington Street and Country Club was hit just before 8:00 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies say two armed men robbed the clerk, demanding money from the register.
The men took-off with $300 to $400 dollars.
Less than an hour later, someone hit the Shell Station at Adams Street and Highway 111 in La Quinta.
Police say the man was armed with a hammer and threatened the clerk. He got away with thousands of dollars.
Another business in Indio was robbed as well around 7:30 p.m. Monday night.
Two men, one of them armed with a gun, the other with a knife, robbed a smoke shop in the 82-900 block of Avenue 42.
Police say they got away with marijuana paraphernalia and cash.
Police tell News Channel 3/CBS Local 2 they don’t believe any of the crimes are related.