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Ventura Police looking for two men who pulled knife on pedestrians

VENUTRA, Calif. - Two people were robbed at knife point overnight in Ventura, according to police.

The armed robbery happened near the intersection of Thompson Blvd and Figueroa St. around 2 a.m. Friday. Officers responded to the scene after the alleged victims called 911.

Police say the two victims were walking in the area when a vehicle pulled up alongside them and two men got out. One of the suspects pulled a knife and demanded property from the victims. After handing over the property, the suspects got back in their car and drove away, according to police. The 19 and 20-year-old male victims were not hurt.

Police say the suspects are both Hispanic men in their 20's or early 30's. The car was possibly a Toyota.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ventura Police Department at (805) 339-4488. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

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