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* Helen Bignone 80 year old victim robbed of her dog and purse near Encinal Avenue and Fountain Street in Alameda

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Alameda police officers are still investigating a theft that occurred last Thursday when an 80 year-old resident was robbed of her dog and her purse, authorities said.At approximately 2 p.m.,two men approached Helen Bignone as she was walking her 6-year-old Yorkie, Deuce, near Encinal Avenue and Fountain Street, police Lt. Sean Lynch said in a statement.According to Lynch, one of the men simulated a gun and demanded both her purse and her dog. After she refused to hand them over, one suspect grabbed the dog as the other wrenched the purse from her grip. Lynch said that the suspects, both black men, fled in a 1990s Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera. Witnesses described the vehicle as blue in color with a primer-colored left fender, police said. The California license plate resembles 3REL125. The stolen dog is equipped with an identifying microchip, police said.

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