OPD Arrests Two in Pavé Jewelry Store Robbery

Investigators are still seeking more suspects.

The Oakland Police Department announced Friday afternoon that two people have been arrested on suspicion on robbing Pavé Fine Jewelry's College Avenue store at gunpoint last August.

From the Oakland Police Department: 

On October 3, 2012, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Oakland residents Richard Nguyen and Reyona Lampkin with three counts of second-degree robbery in connection with the Pave Jewelry Store robbery. Nguyen and Lampkin were safely arrested following an Oakland Police Department investigation. 

Background: On August 2, 2012, at 5:30 PM, the Oakland Police Department responded to the 5400 block of College Avenue on a report of an armed robbery. It was reported that two armed suspects had entered the store and removed jewelry at gunpoint. 

Investigators are still looking for additional suspects in connection with the robbery. 

The investigation is on going and anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Section-Robbery and Assault Unit at 510-238-3326 or by providing a Nixle tip via Tip Watch. 

Nixle Tip Watch allows tipsters to send OPD a tip in four ways: 
1. Text TIP OAKLANDPD to 888777 from your cell phone 
2. Call our toll-free tip hotline at 855-TIPS-247 (855-847-7247) 
3. Respond to OPD's Nixle messages with a tip 
4. Click on the Tips Button found on our homepage, oaklandpolice.com 


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