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Santa Maria police investigate possible robbery, CHP helicopter assists with investigation

Posted at 7:22 PM, May 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-10 22:22:40-04

Santa Maria police responded to a possible robbery Friday evening.

Police received the first report around 6:45 p.m. Friday in the area of Pine Street and Morrison Avenue, near Buena Vista Park.

Police believe a single person was robbed, however, it is unclear what was taken.

Officers say the victim suffered a cut to the hand.

No information was immediately available on the number of people involved in the robbery, but police say there is no danger to the public.

A CHP helicopter that was already in the area assisted with the investigation.

Police say traffic was not impacted.

CHP helicopter
A CHP helicopter can be seen in the distance assisting in the investigation. (KSBY Photo)