Police in San Jose is investigating two recent armed robberies that occurred at businesses in the same shopping center and are releasing photos and video of the suspect.
At 10:26 a.m. on Aug. 31, a woman entered a business in the 100 block of Branham Lane, presented a note demanding money and pulled a gun from her waistband.
The suspect was able to flee the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
At 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 1, the woman entered a different business also in the shopping center in the 100 block of Branham Lane, pulled out a handgun and demanded cash from the store’s employees and customers.
She was again able to flee the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police have described the suspect as a white woman in her 20s with a thin build.
In the robberies, the woman was wearing spandex pants, aviator sunglasses, white sneakers and either a gray hooded sweatshirt or a red checkered jacket.
Anyone with information on the robberies is asked to contact the San Jose Police Department at (408) 277-4166.
By Dennis Culver