Armed Robbery

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08/20/2013

Incident: Armed Robbery

Contact: Watch Commander, 805-339-4416

Location:  500 Block Thompson Blvd. 

Date/Time Occurred:  August 20, 2013, 5:28 a.m.

Officer(s) Involved: VPD Patrol

Victim(s):  Chevron Gas Station

Suspect(s):  Male Hispanic, 18-20 Yrs, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt 

Report #:  13-9555

Narrative:

On August 20, 2013, at 5:28 a.m., the above-described suspect walked into the Chevron gas station on Thompson Blvd. and brandished a handgun at the clerk while demanding money. As the clerk was trying to open the register, the suspect struck her in the back of the head with the handgun. Once the clerk was able to open the register, the suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash and then ran northbound on California St.

Ventura Police Officers responded to the scene within minutes, canvassed the area, but unable to locate the suspect. The clerk sustained non-life threatening injuries and choose to seek her own medical attention.   

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.