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Oxnard armed-robbery suspect sketch released

Oxnard Police released a sketch Tuesday of an attempted-robbery suspect.

March 7, 2012 2:28:02 PM PST
Oxnard Police released a sketch Tuesday of an attempted-robbery suspect.

A male suspect allegedly attempted to rob two men in the parking lot of an IHOP restaurant on N. Oxnard Blvd. at 8 p.m. on Feb. 23. Police said the two men did not cooperate, and the suspect fled on foot down Gonzales Rd.

In a Lowe's store parking lot, the suspect allegedly threatened a man in a car with a gun and demanded the victim's property. The victim gave the suspect cash, and the suspect departed northbound through the lot.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his 20s.

Anyone with information about these cases is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Jaime Miranda at (805) 385-7665. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477 or visit http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.aspx to submit a tip via text or email.