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BRIEFLY POLICE SEEK DUO IN MONEY BAG THEFT.

A fast-food restaurant employee was robbed by two people Saturday morning at a bank in Ventura while making a company deposit.

Police said the suspects took the deposit bag from the Jack in the Box employee at the Victoria Avenue Bank of America in Ventura around 10 a.m. Saturday. There was an undisclosed amount of cash in the bag.

No weapon was ever seen, but one of the robbers simulated having a weapon.

The robbers left in a white, midsize vehicle and were last seen traveling north on Victoria Avenue. The investigation is ongoing, officials said.

- Daily News

< Rock throwers fire on SUV near river

The driver of a Chevy Blazer driving near the Santa Clara River bed in Ventura were attacked with rocks and shot at late Friday, but police do not know if anyone was injured in the incident.

Around 9 p.m. Friday, the driver of the Blazer turned out the car's lights and drove east on Northbank Drive to the dead end. The car was then attacked by people throwing rocks, who were near the southwest corner of Cabrillo Village at 1515 S. Saticoy Ave.

The SUV was also fired on at least three times, officials said. The driver fled the area.

A Ventura County Sheriff's helicopter was called to the scene to help search for the suspects, but no one was found. The investigation is ongoing, officials said.

- Daily News

< Police seek clues to Ventura gunfire

Several gunshots were fired in south Ventura early Saturday during a drive-by shooting, police said.

A few people in a green, Chevy full-size pickup stopped the truck in the middle of the 2900 block of Sherwin Avenue around 12:30 a.m. Saturday and fired several rounds into the air, police said.

The suspects may have been firing at a white compact car that witnesses saw leaving. Officers were unable to locate any victims or the suspects.

- Daily News

< Mounds of trash found in cleanup

The Ventura County Coast and Inland Waterway Clean Up Saturday was deemed a success by officials, as volunteers collected more than 9,100 pounds of trash and more than 4,200 pounds of recyclables.

Roughly 1,028 Ventura County residents turned out to help at the 20 inland and coastal beach cleanup sites. The Channel Islands Council of Divers and a local kayaking group also lent a hand in the water and picked up debris.

Included among the collected items were a 14-foot catamaran, two barbecue sets and a dead guinea pig in a box.

- Daily News
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