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Three people wounded during Inland Empire marijuana dispensary robbery; 2 suspects at large

Three people were wounded during a late-night robbery at a Banning marijuana dispensary and two suspects are at large and being sought by police, authorities said on Sunday, June 24.

Two of the victims were stabbed and one was shot during the holdup at the business in the 6000 block of West Ramsey Street, reported one minute before 11 p.m. Saturday, Banning Police Lt. Vincent Avila said. All the victims were hospitalized.

One suspect was described as a Hispanic man, 18-27 years old, 5’-9” to 6’-0” and 180 pounds, light-skinned with short brown hair, wearing a black San Diego hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants and armed with a knife.

The second suspect was described as Hispanic, 21-30 years old, 5’-6” to 5’-9”, 210 pounds with light skin and short hair, shaved on the sides and light facial hair on his chin. He was wearing a black LRG hooded sweat shirt, dark shorts and armed with a handgun, Avila said.

“Both suspects are considered armed and dangerous and were last seen driving away in a dark colored unknown make or model sedan,” the release said.

Banning Police asks anyone who information about the case or the suspects to contact their Detective Bureau at (951) 849-1511,