WEST LOS ANGELES AREA
LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
STREET ROBBERY SERIES
On 10/26/16, between 7:30 PM and 9:00 PM, a series of street robberies occurred in the Westwood and south of Westwood neighborhoods. The suspects primarily targeted pedestrians walking on the sidewalk. The suspect described as a male Black, 20 to 30 years old, wearing a dark hoodie, dark pants, approached the victims on foot displaying a handgun, taking cellular telephones from the victims. In most cases, the suspect fled to a waiting vehicle described as a black 4-door sedan with a get away driver inside.
This is an active on-going investigation and all leads are being investigated and pursued.
10/26/16, 7:30 PM 1800 block Westwood Blvd.
10/26/16, 8:10 PM Rochester Ave/Manning Ave.
10/26/16, 8:25 PM 2300 block Bentley Avenue.
10/26/16, 8:30 PM 1700 block Malcolm Avenue.
10/26/16, 8:40 PM 900 block Manning Avenue.
The Los Angeles Police Department recommends the following prevention tips:
· Stay alert and always remain aware of your surroundings.
· Avoid walking alone at night and keep to well lighted, populated areas.
· No property is worth fighting over-remain calm, hand over property, and obtain as many details as possible. Call 911 as soon as possible.
PLEASE CONTACT WEST LOS ANGELES ROBBERY DETECTIVES AT 310-444-1520 OR www.lacrimestoppers.org IF YOU HAVE ANY LEADS OR INFORMATION ON THESE CRIMES.
All other City Services: 311
Senior Lead Officer
West Los Angeles Community Police Station