Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date Thursday, August 24, 2006
Contact Sgt. Mike Cook, Press Information Officer
Phone (951) 826-5644


Riverside, Ca- At approximately 12:15 AM on August 24, 2006, officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to the 8900 block of Glencoe regarding a robbery that just occurred.

The investigation revealed a married couple returned home from a casino just after midnight on August 24, 2006. The couple pulled their vehicle into the driveway and parked in the carport in front of their home. The husband was exiting the vehicle when he was physically attacked by one of the suspects. The wife reached the front door of the residence when another suspect attacked her from behind. The suspect took the wifeís purse after the attack. Two suspects were seen running from the victimís residence after the incident. AMR personnel transported the husband and wife to Kaiser Hospital for treatment of their injuries.

The General Investigation Bureau was notified and a detective was sent to the scene to conduct further investigation into the crime. Anyone with information of this crime is encouraged to notify the Riverside Police Department.