Press release - 211 P.C - Robbery (Handgun)

Published 6/8/2011 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT:  211 P.C - Robbery (Handgun)
DATE/TIME:  06/07/2011, 0330 Hours
LOCATION:  Du-par’s Restaurant, 2420 North Vineyard Ave.
VICTIM(S):  Name withheld
SUSPECT(S):  Suspect- White male , approximately 35 years of age, 5’-7” 140 lbs. Blue eyes, Gray and black hooded sweatshirt with green shirt underneath, blue jeans and dirty white shoes, carrying a black colored handgun.
LOSS:  Undetermined amount of cash.
PREPARED BY:  Detective Steve Funk (805) 385-7796 or
 Detective Steve Funk (805) 385-7796 or

On 06/07/2011 at approximately 0330 hours a white male subject entered the Du-par’s Restaurant and pointed a black handgun at the female employee who was standing next to the cash register. The subject demanded cash and the then fled the restaurant on foot in an unknown direction with the currency. There were no injuries during this incident and no witnesses have been identified. The Oxnard Police department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying this suspect as this Du-par’s restaurant was also robbed approximately 10 days earlier by a similar subject.

There have been a total of five robberies that have occurred to north end area Oxnard restaurants in the last three months. There were no injuries in any of the robberies to date.

We are asking patrons of restaurants in the north end of Oxnard to call the police immediately if they see suspicious subjects or vehicles loitering at restaurants especially in the areas of Vineyard Avenue and Esplanade Drive.

If you have any additional information regarding this incident or any other robberies in the north end of Oxnard, please contact Detective Steven Funk or you may also leave a message on the Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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