Police are asking the public to be aware of their surroundings due to two similar robberies that occurred in and around a neighborhood park in North Texas, according to a press release.
Frisco Police are looking for two suspects, an unidentified man and a woman described as a white female who police say is suspected of trying to rob the victims in both incidents.
On Tuesday, September 13, around 7:40 p.m. Frisco Police Officers responded to a call involving robbery in the 14000 block of Regents Park.
The victim in the first incident was walking near Regents Park when she was approached by a black sedan. A woman got out and approached the victim and began to talk to her.
While speaking, Police say the suspect tried to put a necklace around the victim’s neck, before grabbing the gold chain the victim was already wearing, trying to forcibly remove it.
Police say the victim was able to call for help and the suspects fled. The victim suffered minor injuries from this incident.
The second incident occurred on Tuesday, September 27, around 7:50 p.m. Frisco Police Officers responded to a robbery call in the 14000 block of Regents Park regarding an attempted robbery.
The victim in this incident was also walking near Regents Park when police who the victim were also approached by a black sedan and a woman exiting the vehicle to speak with the victim.
In this incident, the suspect approached the victim, while speaking, and attempted to place a piece of garland over the victim before grabbing the victim’s gold necklace.
The victim was able to call for help and the suspects fled. The victim suffered minor injuries from this incident.
The two incidents happened in the same area according to police.
“Frisco Police wants to remind our citizens to be vigilant of their surroundings,” the statement read.
“They should maintain constant awareness when anyone unknown to them attempts to get within close proximity. If they see something suspicious, they should contact police to report it,” the statement concluded.
Frisco Police ask that anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Frisco Police Department at (972) 292-6010.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously by texting FRISCOPD and the tip to 847411 (tip411) or by downloading the Frisco PD app.
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