Cops: Masked Man Wearing an Elvis Wig Robs Winery at Gunpoint

A masked robber allegedly took off with $400 in cash when he raided a California winery.

What was going to be a relaxing Sunday at a winery in California, turned out to be anything but when an alleged robbery took place at the Monarch Grove Winery tasting room in Grover Beach.

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A man wearing what was described as an “old man mask” and Elvis wig showed a semi-automatic pistol to a tasting room owner Charie Wais before binding the victim’s wrist with duct tape and locking them in rest room, according to police.

The masked man stole about $400 in cash. 

Wais told KEYT: "He asked for the cash, we gave him what we had." 

The thief is still on the loose and believed to be in his 30s.

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Monarch Grove Winery posted on Facebook:


Wow! What a day. You never expect someone to cross the line, make you realize how fragile your world is. For you who have heard of our adventure, we are fine. Oddly calm. Grateful & Blessed.

Posted by Monarch Grove Winery tasting room on Sunday, September 20, 2015

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