Culver City police are currently at the scene of an armed robbery at Box City at 13452 Washington Boulevard on the Culver City/Marina del Rey border. The incident occurred shortly after 1 p.m.
Lt. Corrales at the Culver City Police Department told Patch police are currently investigating the incident, that there were “several” African American male suspects who entered the store and robbed the place.
Lt. Corrales added that until the officers return from the scene and file a report, the details couldn’t be confirmed. However, according to scanner reports, the incident took place at 1:02 p.m. four African American males entered the store with handguns, and one took the employee to the back of the store and held him at gunpoint. The suspects reportedly took $1500 along with a large brown shipping box. The contents of the box are unknown.
Suspect 1 is described as a black male in his late 30s, heavy build, wearing a Gucci hat, black sunglasses, black leather jacket and green camouflage pants. Suspect 2 is described as a black male, early 30′s, 6’0”, thin build, wearing black jeans, a black shirt and black sunglasses. Suspect 3 and 4 are described as black males thin build, 5’11′, wearing black sunglasses and all black clothing.
The suspects reportedly had Jamaican accents and were last seen in a silver four-door Chevy Sedan, possibly a newer model traveling eastbound on Washington Boulevard from the location.
Anyone with any information is urged to call the Culver City Police Department on at 310 837 1221.
Patch will bring you more details as they become available.