PRESS RELEASE
City of Woodland Public Safety
1000 Lincoln Ave.
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530-661-7800
Fax: 530-662-5377


11/18/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #12-6065
Subject :

ROBBERY ATTEMPT RESULTS IN INJURIES TO TWO WOODLAND MEN
Contact :Steve Sexton, Sergeant, Woodland Police Department    530-661-7800
    steve.sexton@cityofwoodland.org
On 11-18-2012 at approx. 12:30 a.m. two Woodland men, 26 year old Armando Sanchez and 26 year old Juan Rivas were walking northbound on Third St. on their way to La Fogata. The suspect approached Sanchez and Rivas demanding money from them. The suspect hit Rivas in the arm with a blunt object then struck Sanchez in the head. Rivas fled and called the police. Sanchez was briefly knocked unconscious. Neither victim had life threatening injuries.

Woodland Fire Dept. personnel arrived on scene to treat the victims. Sanchez was transported to Woodland Memorial Hospital. When officers arrived they learned that the suspect had fled southbound on Third St.

The suspect is described as a White Male Adult, approx. 30 years of age, with a shaved head and a goatee. He was wearing a checkered flannel shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Woodland Police Department at 530-661-7800.


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