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Investigators are searching for this man, who they say robbed a Jack in the Box in the 4000 block of San Pablo Dam Road in El Sobrante on Jan. 30. (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

EL SOBRANTE -- Authorities are seeking the public's help in identifying armed robbers who struck at two locations only a few minutes apart and were caught on surveillance cameras at both robberies.

The first robbery was reported just before 8 p.m. on Jan. 30 at a gas station on the 3600 block of San Pablo Dam Road. About 15 minutes later, another robbery was reported about half a mile away, at a Jack in the Box restaurant.

The suspects brandished handguns during both robberies, according to a statement from the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.

Anyone with any information on these cases is asked to contact the sheriff's office at 925-313-2600. Anonymous tips can be left at 866-846-3592.

Contact Daniel M. Jimenez at djimenez@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow him at Twitter.com/DMJreports.



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