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Attempted Robbery
updated: Feb 09, 2013, 6:21 PM

Source: Oxnard Police Department

Incident: Attempt Robbery

Location: 200 Block W.Simpson St.

Date/Time Occurred:02/09/13 1522 Hours

Officer(s) Involved: VPD Patrol

Suspect(s): Unk race male, Early 20's, Approx 6ft tall, slender build.

Victim(s): Pedro Xolo - 45 years, Ventura Resident

Report #: 13-01671


On the above date and time the Ventura Police responded to a report of a robbery that just occurred in the 200 Block of West Simpson St.

During the investigation, Officers learned that the Victim was pushing his vendor cart in the area of Simpson St. and Olive Ave. when the suspect approached him and pulled an unknown type object from his front waistband. The Victim left his cart behind and went to call 9-1-1. The suspect then ransacked the victim's cart, but did not take any property. The suspect then fled s/b on Olive Ave.

The victim told the responding Officers that the suspect was wearing a dark ski mask that covered his face and a black sweatshirt with a hood. Officers searched the surrounding area but were unable to locate the suspect. No one was injured during this crime.

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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