Thieves targeted a female victim who was loading groceries in her trunk while parked in the lot of 99 Ranch Market for the third robbery in a week. The suspects vehicle pulled up behind the victim and the passenger suspect leaned out of the vehicle grabbing the victim's purse from her arm. The suspects dragged the victim about 30 feet as they drove off before she was able to break free from the purse. The victim suffered minor injuries in the incident but was unable to furnish a good description of the suspects. She did describe the suspect vehicle as a 1980-90's burgundy vehicle, possibly a Buick Century.
APD is investigating two other robberies occurring at this location where the suspect vehicle was described as being maroon or burgundy in color. The first occurred on January 20th and the second happened on Friday, January 22nd. Anyone with information is asked to call APD Detectives at (626) 574-5160.