General Crime

* Internet Meetup Turns Robbery in Sunnyvale

Fugitive Watch Logo 77x77px

Scroll to the bottom to view and make comments

Police are investigating an Internet meet up that resulted in a  residential robbery in Sunnyvale on Monday. Police have apprehended two of three possible suspects in  connection with a robbery in the 100 block of Florence Street and are  continuing to search for a third suspect.

At approximately 3:40 p.m. Monday, police responded to the report  of a robbery in the 100 block of Florence Street.  Officers witnessed two suspects fleeing the scene on foot.  Police were able to apprehend one suspect immediately, but had to  set up a perimeter and utilize K-9 units to track the second suspect. Police  found the second suspect almost three hours later hiding in the bushes of a  neighboring property.

The third suspect is believed to be a woman and was possibly seen  leaving the area in a vehicle, police said. Sunnyvale police detectives discovered the male victim was  acquainted with the suspect through an Internet contact and had arranged to  meet the female suspect at his residence, police said. When the female suspect arrived at the residence, the two other  suspects accompanied her and carried out the robbery, police said.

The victim was not injured during the incident and all stolen  property has been recovered, police said. Detectives are working on identifying the female suspect and  working with local agencies to see if there have been similar robberies in  the region.

Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the name of this suspect or have any information that can help solve this crime.

Por favor llame la línea de Los Fugitivos en 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) o texto en 408-355-0999 o haga clic aquí para enviar un email a [email protected], si usted tiene alguna información que pueda ayudar a resolver este crimen.

Copyright © 2012 by Bay City News, Inc. — Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.

Leave a Comment

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons