Turlock Police reports that a 55 year old female victim was robbed and kidnapped outside of Bank of America located at 501 E. Main Street at around 3:30pm on Friday.
The woman withdrew a large sum of cash ($1,200) from the bank. When she came out of the bank a female was acting sick and a male was acting as if he was helping her. They asked the victim in Spanish to help get her into their mini van. The victim got into the van helping the “sick woman” in. Once in the van, the male told her to give them the money she had just withdrew. She complied and was dropped off a short distance away.
The van used in this crime is being described as a cream or tan colored older Dodge Caravan. The license plate had the partial number of “5U.”
Both of the suspects have been described as in their mid thirties, Latino, having brown hair and light skin. The male is 5 feet 7 inches tall and 150 pounds. The female is 5 feet 3 inches tall and 160 pounds.
If anyone has any information regarding this crime, please call Sergeant Russ Holeman at (209) 668-5550 ext. 6753. Anonymous tips may also be called into Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.