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Victorville Police investigating string of armed robberies

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Detectives with the Victorville Police Department are investigating multiple armed robberies that have occurred over the last month.

The robberies have occurred at local businesses, as well as robberies of individuals on the street.

On October 17, 2019, it is believed the suspects committed multiple armed robberies, targeting businesses in Victorville, Apple Valley, and Hesperia that night.

In all incidents, the suspects entered the businesses, brandished a firearm(s), and demanded money from the employees.

These circumstances are similar to other armed robberies reported prior to and after October 17th and are believed to be related.

In each incident, there were 2 to 5 suspects involved in the robberies.

The suspects were described as black male adults, armed with firearms and usually wearing dark clothing and masks to conceal their identities. 

The joint investigation is continuing, and more information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective R. Hoag or Deputy F. Harris, at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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About the writer: Hugo Valdez Verified icon 1 Verified icon 5
Hugo Valdez has lived in the Victor Valley for over 30 years. His strength is community visionary and leadership. He has a background in marketing and advertising under his belt. To reach Hugo, send an e-mail to Hugo@VVNG.com.

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Hugo Valdez

Hugo Valdez has lived in the Victor Valley for over 30 years. His strength is community visionary and leadership. He has a background in marketing and advertising under his belt. To reach Hugo, send an e-mail to Hugo@VVNG.com.
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