LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An armed theft suspect disguised in a bandana and letterman-style jacket within the coronary heart of West Hollywood received away and now authorities are asking the group to be looking out.
This newest incident, amongst a string of comparable crimes, occurred close to Larrabee Road and Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood.
The victims had been in a position to document the encounter and the video is now being shared with hopes of monitoring down the unknown robber.
With a gun in hand, the masked suspect robbed a gaggle of individuals in an alley Saturday evening simply steps away from the L.A. County sheriff’s station.
Sheriff’s deputies say the thief escaped with a designer purse and will have had a automobile ready for him.
An LASD helicopter was dispatched on the time to seek for the suspect, however couldn’t discover him.
There at the least three safety cameras within the alley that might’ve caught the entire thing on digicam, however deputies say because the enterprise is closed down through the pandemic, the cameras weren’t on.
This incident comes on the heels of different high-profile incidents on L.A.’s Westside, together with final month when a girl was damage throughout an armed robbery at a Beverly Hills restaurant and when robbers had been targeting people wearing high-end watches in the Fairfax District.
Anybody with details about the suspect or crime is requested to name the L.A. County Sheriff’s Division at 213-229-1700.