Press release - Armed Robbery of Person (shot fired)
Published 6/25/2010 (all press releases for this day)
OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
On 6/25/10 around 06:55 AM, Officers responded to a call of a robbery that had just occurred to a person at
The victim exited the business with her purse on a cart. The suspect grabbed the purse from the laundry cart and a brief struggle with the victim ensued over the purse. The suspect fled with the victim’s property. The victim gave chase to the rear of the business. The suspect brandished a handgun at the victim, who continued to pursue the suspect.
As the suspect neared his vehicle, which was parked in a nearby neighborhood he fired one shot from his gun at the victim. The victim was not hit by the gunfire. The suspect entered his vehicle and fled the scene.
The Oxnard Police Department wants to remind residents of the dangers of pursuing the suspect of a crime. The best practice is to be a good witness and obtain a detailed description of the suspect(s) as well as any possible get away vehicles.
If anyone has information about the robbery they are requested to Call Det. Charles Buttell at (805) 385-7665 or Ventura County Crime stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.
Oxnard Police Department
Violent Crimes Unit
Sergeant Terry Burr
Office (805) 486-6211
Cellular (805) 797-6048
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