Ventura Jack in the Box Robbed

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release

On December 3rd at 9:50 PM,  the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a 911 call reference a strong arm robbery in progress.  Several employees were working their assigned stations at Jack in the Box at 2352 Thompson Blvd when the suspect later identified as 24 year old Ventura resident, Jesse Rivera entered the restaurant wearing a black hoodie, black gloves and a dark colored bandana covering his face.  Rivera approached the cash register, pulling it from the counter and began to flee the restaurant.  Store employees attempted to apprehend Rivera who physically resisted. Rivera released the cash register and attempted to flee. 

Store employees pursued and detained Rivera as officers arrived on scene.  Rivera was arrested and later booked at the Ventura County Jail for robbery. The two employees that apprehended Rivera received minor injuries.  The investigation into this crime is ongoing. Anyone with information related to this crime is urged to call the Ventura Police Department at (805) 339-4416.


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2 Responses to Ventura Jack in the Box Robbed

  1. robert ayala December 4, 2017 at 1:57 pm

    i was one of the workers that stopped the robbery

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