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September 25, 2012 > Suspect Sketches Released in Home Invasion Robbery

Suspect Sketches Released in Home Invasion Robbery

The Fremont Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two suspects (Suspect #2 and #4, see below description) from a home invasion robbery that occurred on Saturday, September 8, 2012 in our City. We unfortunately have no additional details to release at this time and have not yet been able to determine if this was a random act or if the victim was targeted.

At 11:39 a.m., on Saturday, September 8, 2012, Patrol Officers responded to a home invasion robbery that had just occurred on the 48000 block of Purpleleaf Street in Fremont. The victim, a 49 year old female from Fremont, was home alone napping in her bed when she awoke to find four Hispanic males standing around her, one of whom had a gun. The victim tried to reach her land-line, which they grabbed from her and she then went for her cell phone, but again was unable to reach it. After taking the cell phone away from her, the men began beating her and attempted to bind her with duct tape. The woman fought for several minutes and was able to escape to a neighbor's house. The men left the house via the back fence, where they likely had a car waiting. The victim was transported to a local hospital to receive medical care for facial injuries.

Suspect #1 Described as a Mexican male, late 30's to early 40's, middle age, 5'06"-5'08", stocky build with a muscular chest area. He had dark brown medium length hair and a round shaped face. He was wearing a light color, possibly yellow, short sleeve crew neck t-shirt and dark, possibly black, normal fitting jeans. The jeans appeared to be well worn, but not ratty, and may have been work type pants. During the incident he held a black semi-automatic pistol in his right hand. The pistol may have been a compact size and was described as smaller than a full frame. He was not wearing gloves or a mask.

Suspect #2 Described as a Mexican male, and the youngest of the four suspects, appearing to be in his early 20's. He was approximately 5'06", appearing shorter than suspect #1 by 1-2", thin build and a long thin face. Suspect 2 may have had silver color braces on his teeth and had shorter length dark brown hair and brown eyes. His skin was of medium complexion. He was wearing a gray color long sleeve t-shirt or hoody (hooded sweatshirt) that was a little loose and dark color jeans.

Suspect #3 Described as possibly a Mexican male in his late 30's to early 40's. He was approximately 5'07", stock build and big (muscular) across the chest with short dark hair and a round face. He was wearing a light color short sleeve shirt and used his right fist when he struck the victim.

Suspect #4 Described as a Mexican male in is Late 30's to early 40's, 5'06"-5'07, with a stocky build and a round face. He had brown hair and brown eyes and was wearing a solid color burgundy short sleeve shirt and dark color jeans. He was the first to speak to the victim.

Anyone with information related to this crime or any other crime that has occurred is encouraged to contact us via email at, via one of our online submit-a-tip resources at or by calling our Investigative Unit at 510-790-6900.

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