Dixon police are continuing their investigation of an armed robbery that occurred when two male suspects stole a woman pedestrian’s purse on April 10.
According to a press release issued by acting Dixon Lieutenant Tom Cordova, the victim was simply walking along the sidewalk beside Stratford Avenue near Weyand Way in northwest Dixon when a car pulled up and stopped beside her at about 10:20 pm. One of the suspects got out of the car and approached the victim, she later told police. As the suspect closed the distance with the victim, he physically assaulted her. He then pointed a handgun at her and demanded her valuables. Subsequently, he snatched her purse and retreated, re-entering the car.
The car, which the victim described as a “small gray newer-model four-door sedan,” then sped west along Stratford Avenue toward Pitt School Road, where it turned south.
The victim described the suspect who got out of the car and robbed her as an African-American male in his 20s. He stood approximately 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighed about 160 pounds, she said. His hair was “braided… [and] covered most of this face,” Cordova reported she said.
Dixon Police encourage anyone who may have witnessed this crime or who has any further information that will help them arrest these suspects to call the DPD Investigations Unit at 707 678-7070.