CALEXICO — Detectives are investigating an armed robbery at Selwick's perfume store in downtown Calexico.
Calexico police Sgt. Armando Marquez said the Police Department received a call at 10:07 a.m. Tuesday regarding a robbery at Selwick's. The store is at the corner of Rockwood Avenue and First Street.
The officer who responded was told by an employee that a man with a gun in his hand demanded money from the money exchange house inside the store.
The robber took an undisclosed amount of money and fled across the border into Mexico through the southbound vehicle lanes, according to witnesses.