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UPDATE: Suspect Sketch! Man Steals Car in Frightening Home Invasion Robbery Sunday Night in Pleasant Hill

Armed intruder locked women, 84 and 53, in a bedroom, and is driving their silver 2013 Volkswagen Passat with California license 6XYC377. Be on the lookout!

UPDATED: March 31, Monday 7:30 p.m.

Pleasant Hill Police have released a sketch of a man suspected of robbing two women in a Pleasant Hill home Sunday night and stealing one of their cars.

Link to sketch: www.baycitynews.com/images/PHsketch3.31.14.pdf  


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March 31, Monday 5:45 a.m.

Police are looking for an armed man who robbed two women in a Pleasant Hill home on Sunday night and stole one of their cars.

At about 9:45 p.m., the man knocked on the door of a home in the 900 block of Santa Lucia Drive, police said.

When one of the women opened the door the man displayed a black handgun and forced his way inside the home, according to police.

The man locked the women inside a bedroom and stole jewelry and electronics from the residence, police said.

He also stole one of the women's car keys, which he used to access a vehicle at the home and drive away from the scene, according to police.

The women, a 53-year-old and 84-year-old, did not sustain any injuries during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a white man in his mid-30s standing about 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet tall with an average build and dark beard.

He was last seen wearing dark clothing and armed with a black handgun.

The stolen vehicle is described as a silver 2013 Volkswagen Passat with California license plate 6XYC377.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Pleasant Hill Police Department's Investigations Bureau at (925) 288-4630.

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ferenc April 01, 2014 at 10:34 AM
ouch - glad no one got hurt. i wonder why the sketch was not released for online publication?
ferenc April 01, 2014 at 10:37 AM
thank you for posting it!
Susan C. Schena April 01, 2014 at 11:10 AM
Well .... ferenc, it was released for publication. I could not get it to download on my computer. It was getting late, so I opted to put in link to the sketch so I could at least update for readers. And I agree, very good news no one was injured.
The Blue Knight April 01, 2014 at 01:14 PM
I hate to be picky here, but just what kind of "dark bread" did this guy have? Pumpernickel? Russian Rye? Doesn't anyone proofread theses articles before publication?
Susan C. Schena April 01, 2014 at 01:19 PM
Blue Knight, thank you! Total miss.

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