Crime

Sheriff's office asking for public's help identifying armed robbery suspects near Goleta

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is asking for the Public's help in identifying the suspects in an armed robbery Tuesday night near Goleta.

Sherrif's deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery on Farren Road at around 9 p.m.

According to officials, a young male and female were inside their vehicle when four suspects pulled up next to them, opened the doors and demanded their belongings.

One of the suspects was armed with a pistol. The suspects smashed the rear window to the vehicle.

The victims gave the suspects their cell phones, wallets and keys before the suspects fled.

After the robbery, the victims ran to a nearby home to get help and call 911.

Sheriff’s deputies and CHP Officers responded and searched the area for the suspects but they were not found.

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

The case is under investigation and the sheriff's office asks anyone with information to contact the authorities at 805-681-4100. Callers can also leave an anonymous tip at 805-681-4171 or on their website.


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