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2 suspects rob elderly woman of aluminum cans in Ventura

A map indicates the area in the 1200 block of Petit Avenue in Ventura where two Hispanic male suspects attacked an 82-year-old woman and stole her bags of aluminum cans on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (Google maps)
February 13, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Authorities are seeking two male suspects who attacked an 82-year-old woman and stole her bag of aluminum cans Monday.

The incident occurred in the 1200 block of Petit Avenue around 6:54 p.m.

According to Ventura police, two subjects in a white truck approached the elderly female. One of the suspects pushed the victim to the ground while the other suspect stole her bags of aluminum cans and placed them in the back of the truck.

The victim suffered major injuries as a result of the attack and was transported to Ventura County Medical Center for medical treatment.

The suspects, identified as two Hispanic males, fled the scene and were last seen leaving a parking lot towards Petit Avenue. Witnesses told police the suspects hit a fire hydrant as it left the area.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the robbery was urged to call the Ventura Police Department at (805) 339-4441.


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