News release - 4/7/2012

Published 4/9/2012 (all press releases for this day)


Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief

OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT

NEWS RELEASE

INCIDENT Attempted robbery 
DATE/TIME April 6, 2012 at 10:05 p.m. 
LOCATION Walmart - 2001 N. Rose Avenue 
SUSPECT Hispanic male, 25-26, wearing a black beanie, black or blue sweatshirt with white print on the left side, a plaid Dickies-style button-up shirt, and gray pants or jeans. He spoke English and Spanish and appeared to be ill – witnesses reported that the suspect coughed repeatedly.  
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager  / PIO
(805) 385-7631 monica.munoz@oxnardpd.org


(Oxnard, CA) On April 6, 2012 at about 10 p.m. Oxnard police officers responded to the Walmart store located at 2001 N. Rose Avenue regarding an attempted robbery that had just occurred. The suspect was a Hispanic male, 25-26, wearing a black beanie, black or blue sweatshirt with white print on the left side, a plaid Dickies-style button-up shirt, and gray pants or jeans. He spoke English and Spanish and appeared to be ill – witnesses reported that the suspect coughed repeatedly. He approached a clerk at the customer service desk inside the business and demanded money and mentioned having a weapon, but no weapon was seen.
 
The suspect was not successful in getting cash from the clerk and fled the area on foot toward Gonzales Road. Officers checked the area for the suspect but were not able to locate him. No one was hurt during the attempted robbery.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.aspx to submit a tip via text or email.
 
 
 

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