Attempt Robbery & Robbery
updated: Jan 22, 2013, 2:06 PM
Source: Ventura Police Department
Incident: Attempt Robbery & Robbery
Location 1: 700 Block N. Ventura Ave
Location 2: 800 Block E. Thompson Blvd.
Date/Time Occurred: Location #1 1/22/13 0604 Hours
Location #2 1/22/13 0628 Hours
Officer(s) Involved: VPD Patrol / VPD Detectives
Suspect(s): Male Hispanic, 30-40 years old, medium build, no further description
Report #: 13-00885, 13-00886
On 1/22/13 at approximately 0604 hours, the Ventura Police Command Center received a call of
a robbery that had just occurred in the 700 Block of N. Ventura Ave. When officer's arrived, they
determined that the suspect entered the business and handed the clerk a note demanding money. The
clerk then handed the note back to the suspect and did not comply with his demands. The suspect then
walked out of the store with no money and left the area.
About twenty minutes later, While Officer's were investigating this incident, the Ventura Police
Command Center received a call of an additional robbery in the 800 Block of E. Thompson Blvd. Upon
arrival, Officer's determined that the suspect entered the business, then went behind the counter and
brandished a knife at the clerk, demanding money. The clerk gave the suspect an undisclosed amount
of cash, and the suspect left the area in an unknown direction.
Ventura Police Detectives are investigating these crimes and based on the description of the suspect,
they believe they are related.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone with information related to this incident
is urged to call the Ventura Police Department at 339-4441
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