Crime

Bandits with guns carjack fieldworkers south of Fresno

Two armed men robbed fieldworkers of an SUV and other items early Monday south of Fresno, sheriff’s deputies reported.

The crime occurred about 7 a.m. at Chestnut and American avenues, where the men drove up in a dark Green Chevrolet Suburban and jumped out, one armed with a rifle and the second with a handgun.

They took a wallet and a cell phone and drove off in one victim’s mid-’90s Mitsubishi Montero. No one was injured.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 559-498-7867 (STOP).

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