News release - 4/11/2012

Published 4/11/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT Street robbery 
DATE/TIME April 11, 2012 at 6:15 a.m. 
LOCATION 2000 block of Lantana Street, Oxnard 
VICTIM 17-year-old male, Oxnard resident 
SUSPECTS Two Hispanic males, 15 - 18 years old, 5-11, 160 pounds, with short black hair and brown eyes. Both had mustaches, thin builds, and medium complexions. 
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager  / PIO
(805) 385-7631

(Oxnard, CA) This morning at about 6:15, Oxnard PD officers received a call of a street robbery that occurred in the 2000 block of Lantana Street. A 17-year-old male was robbed at knifepoint as he walked down the street. The suspects physically held the victim while removing personal property from the victim’s pockets. One suspect was armed with a metal pipe and the other with a knife. Just before fleeing, the suspect armed with the pipe struck the victim on the head, causing a minor injury. Both suspects fled on foot.
The suspects are two Hispanic males between 15 and 18 years of age, about 5-11, 160 pounds, with short black hair and brown eyes. Both had mustaches, thin builds, and medium complexions.       
If anyone has information about this incident, they are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Jose Velazquez at (805) 385-7668.  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 to submit a tip via text or email.


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