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Suspects sought in armed robbery case

Posted at 4:09 PM, Apr 13, 2019

Authorities are looking for those responsible for an armed robbery near Goleta this week.

“A young male and female were inside their vehicle when four suspects pulled up next to them, opened the doors and demanded their belongings,” according to a sheriff’s office press release.

The robbers, one of whom was armed with a pistol, smashed the back window and demanded the victim’s give them their cell phones, wallets and keys, according to the sheriff’s office. The robbers then got back in their car and took off.

The suspect vehicle is described as a red Dodge Charger, four door sedan. The suspects were described as Hispanic male adults, one of the suspects had a beard.

This remains an active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s non-emergency dispatch line at 805-683-2724 or to leave an anonymous tip, please call 805-681-4171 or go to the website here.