Thousand Oaks - Man Climbs Through Roof and Robs Check Cashing Business
According to the Ventura County Sheriff's Department, on Thursday, January 10th at about 9 a.m., a robbery occurred at Conejo Check Cashing, located at 2454 W. Hillcrest Drive in Newbury Park in the Hillcrest Plaza. The suspect forced his way through the roof of the location, which dropped him into a secured area of the business.
The robbery occurred during business hours while the clerk was helping customers. The suspect confronted the clerk and demanded money from the business. The suspect fled the area with an undisclosed amount of money.
The clerk was able to escape during the robbery and was not seriously injured.
Thousand Oaks Police detectives are asking anyone with information about the crime to contact Detective Todd Welty at (805) 494-8224.
Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).