Ventura: Old Towne Jewelry and Loan robbed

On Saturday, May 30th, at 5:30 pm a suspect ran into the Old Towne Jewelry & Loan and jumped over the counter. The suspect grabbed an unknown amount of cash from the cash drawer. Several employees attempted to detain the suspect, but he was able to flee. The suspect ran out of the store with the cash and a couple of the employees chased after the suspect.

The suspect armed himself with a knife and then got into a nearby dark green or dark gray SUV. The suspect drove the vehicle into the direction of where one of the employees was standing, almost hitting the employee. The suspect fled the scene and was gone before the police arrived. Several VPD patrol officers responded to the call and attempted to locate the suspect, but he was not located.

The suspect is described as a male, 5’11’, 190 lbs, wearing all black and black ski mask

The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone with information related to this incident is urged to call the Ventura Police Department at (805) 339-4309.

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