Fresno woman and two juveniles accused of committing five armed robberies in matter of hours
Above: Giselda Sampedro booking photo | Fresno PD
Three people have been arrested for their alleged roles in five armed robberies that took place over the course of just five hours, Fresno police have announced.
The suspects are identified as 18-year-old Giselda Sampedro, who was allegedly the getaway driver, and two male juveniles who allegedly carried out the robberies. The three were arrested during a traffic stop at Fresno Street and Gettysburg Avenue, during which officers positively identified them as the robbery suspects and confiscated two BB guns.
Police say the trio are suspected in five robberies — the first at 3:30 PM on East Sierra Madre Avenue, the second just before 4:30 at the Fashion Fair parking lot on East Shaw Avenue, another around 7 PM on East Shields Avenue, yet another around 7:30 at Cedar and Princeton Avenues, and finally one around 9 PM on North Fourth Street.
All three were arrested and booked on suspicion of robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.