Video surveillance helped police capture two robbery suspects in Glendale, police said Sunday.

The robbery happened about 1 p.m. in the 900 block of Alma street, Glendale police Sgt. Dan Suttles said.

A 55-year-old woman was walking to her car after work, Suttles said. A woman later identified as 53-year-old Olga Serrano, approached the woman and asked for directions. The woman stopped to help the suspected robber when a man, identified as 50-year-old Rodolfo Sanchez, walked towards her, and allegedly pulled out a knife and the victim with it if she didn’t give them her money.

The woman gave the pair all the money she had and the two suspects fled in a white sedan, Suttles said. Officers checked the area and found multiple surveillance cameras pointed at the robbery location.

Police retrieved videos from the cameras and pieced together clues that led to the suspects.

The most important clue showed the robbers’ car as it turned around in a driveway, Suttles said. The video captured a partial license plate number and police were able to determine the suspects’ vehicle registration information.

On Thursday, detectives located and arrested Serrano and Sanchez, Suttles said. Both were being held a robbery charge.

Serrano was being held on $50,000 bail; Sanchez on $76,000 bail.

They are scheduled to be in court Monday.

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