Sacto 9-1-1
May 2, 2013
Another robber with a knife in Woodland makes off with wallet

Woodland police are reporting a second robbery this week in which the culprit brandished a knife.

The latest holdup occurred Wednesday afternoon when Aaron Pukini, 24, said he was sitting in his vehicle in the 1100 block of Matmor Road. A heavyset man reached through the driver's side window and took Pukini's wallet off his lap.

Pukini got out of his car and followed the man, who turned around and brandished a black-handled folding knife at him. He told Pukini to back away, which he did.

The suspect fled and Pukini called 911. His wallet was later found in the Autumn Run Apartments on Matmor Road, minus cash.

The robber is described as a Hispanic man in his early 20s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and 280 pounds. He was wearing a red t-shirt and black gym shorts.

A cursive tattoo ran from wrist to elbow on his left inner forearm.

The previous robbery occurred when a 17 year old was walking in the 700 block of Beamer Street about 10 p.m. Monday. Two people approached the teen from behind. One of the men stepped in front of him, brandishing a pocketknife.

The robber demanded the teen's possession. The teen complied.

Woodland police said the man with the knife was described as Hispanic, in his early 20s, wearing a black shirt and a black baseball cap with a Chicago White Sox logo. His face was obscured by a bandana.

There was no description of the other man.

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