Attempted Robbery – Arrest in Eastvale

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department 

  • Agency: Riverside County Sheriff
    Station Area: Jurupa Valley
    Written Date: January 17, 2018 Time: 11:00 PM
    Incident Date: January 16, 2018 Time: 7:30 PM
    Incident Location: 6900 Block of Hamner Ave., Eastvale
    Reporting Officer: Sergeant Edmond Seltzer
    File Number(s): EV180160087

On January 16, 2018, Eastvale deputies responded to a robbery call at a yogurt shop located at the 6900 block of Hamner Ave., Eastvale. An employee stated a suspect entered the rear of the shop and demanded yogurt and money. The suspect was unarmed. The employee ran out the entrance of the shop and a customer called 911 to report the incident. The suspect left the area on foot, without cash or yogurt. The suspect was not located by deputies at that time.

On January 17, 2018, Eastvale deputies responded to a suspicious person call at the 13000 block of Schleisman Road. A subject was detained by deputies that matched the description of the suspect of the attempt robbery. The subject, 26-year-old Eastvale resident, Chibuikem Ibekwe, was later identified as the suspect of the attempt robbery. Ibekwe was arrested and booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center for attempt robbery.

The investigation is on-going. Anyone with further information is encouraged to contact Deputy Christopher Johnson from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station at (951) 955-2600.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.

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