Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release
On March 27th at 5:14 PM, the Ventura Police Command Center received a call of an attempted robbery that had just occurred in the 6400 block of Ventura Blvd. As officers arrived, they spoke to the victim, who told them he was driving west on Ventura Bvdl. when the suspect jumped out in front of him. To avoid running over the suspect, the victim stopped his vehicle. Once the vehicle was stopped the suspect walked up to the driver’s door, punched the window and opened the driver’s door.
The suspect demanded money from the victim and attempted to physically take money and the victim’s wallet out his pockets. When the victim resisted the suspect punched the victim in the face twice. The victim was eventually able to push the suspect way, and was able to drive away.
Suspect’s Description: Hispanic Male, 25 years old, wearing a white t-shirt and dark pants
The victim sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident and did not want medical attention. This is an ongoing investigation, and anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Ventura Police department at 805-339-4488.