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Robbers impersonate police in Ventura County

January 14, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Residents in Ventura County are being warned about a pair of robbers posing as police.The Ventura County Sheriff's Department says two suspects, a man and a woman, robbed an 88-year-old man Tuesday night. One of the suspects showed the victim a fraudulent badge, asking the man if he had any illegal drugs in his house. Neither was dressed in uniform.

Investigators say the suspects made the elderly man walk them through his home and took credit cards and cash. They knew personal information about the victim.

The male suspect is identified as heavy-set, in his late 30s, about 5 feet 11 inches tall, with black, wavy hair. The woman is described as being in her 40s with a medium build and black hair. No one has been arrested.