- Associated Press - Saturday, March 4, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - San Jose police have arrested three teenagers they suspect of being the so-called “Geisha Doll” crew that robbed more than a dozen minimarts and gas stations.

The San Jose Mercury News reports Friday (https://bayareane.ws/2mQWRmS ) that two 17-year-old boys and a 16-year-old were taken into custody earlier this year.

Their names aren’t being released because they are minors.

Police believe they are responsible for at least a dozen holdups in San Jose and Milpitas since October. In some cases, the robbers donned distinctive “geisha doll”-style masks.

Police say store clerks were threatened with a gun or knife and some were pistol-whipped.

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide