Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date Saturday, July 8, 2006
Contact Lieutenant Vic Williams
Phone (951) 351-6050

Home Invasion Robbery

Riverside, Ca- On Saturday July 8, 2006 at about 12:15 am, Riverside police officers responded to an apartment in the 900 block of Linden Avenue regarding a home invasion robbery.

A female victim in her twenties was home with her small child when approximately three male suspects entered her apartment. The suspects who were armed with handguns bound her arms and legs then covered her eyes with tape. The suspects threatened the victim, demanded cash, and then ransacked the apartment before fleeing. The victim was able to free herself and call police.

No one was injured during the home invasion robbery. The victim could only describe the suspects as multiple male blacks, one wearing a red shirt. The investigation into this robbery is ongoing.

Anyone with information helpful to this investigation is urged to call Detective Steve Shumway of the Riverside Police Departmentís Central Investigations Bureau, Robbery Unit, at (951) 353-7100.