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Pet Supply Store Robbed by Gunman

April 18, 1993|TIMOTHY WILLIAMS

A man robbed a Thousand Oaks pet supply store Saturday morning after waiting outside a back door for an employee to open the store for business, authorities said.

The man confronted a Petco employee at 8:55 a.m. as she opened a back door to the store in the 100 block of W. Hillcrest Drive, Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Bruce Watlington said.

After brandishing a gun, the man took an undetermined amount of money from the store's cash register and safe and then fled on foot, Watlington said.

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