Police Blotter: Attempted Street Robbery, Vandalism and a Stolen Car in Culver City

A woman reported to the police that a man unsuccessfully tried to grab her purse around 10 p.m. at the intersection of Braddock Drive and Huntley Avenue.

Here's a recap of crimes that occurred between Oct. 30 and Nov. 5, as reported to the Culver City Police Department.

Commercial Burglary

On Oct. 30 at 8:15 p.m. a victim called the police department to report he was a victim of a burglary. He said he locked and secured his property in the 3800 block of Culver Center St. at 6:45 p.m. When he returned at 8:10 p.m. he discovered his lock had been removed and his property missing.

Stolen Vehicle

On Oct. 31 at 12:42 p.m. officers responded to the 4000 block of Minerva Ave. regarding a stolen vehicle investigation. The officers met with the reporting party who told them his brother left his 1999 Toyota with him while he went on vacation. He said the car was locked and secured on Oct. 30 and when he returned the next day he discovered the car missing.

Residential Burglary

On Oct. 31 at 6:25 p.m. officers responded to the 6000 block of Buckingham Pkwy regarding a burglary investigation. The officers met with the victim who told them she locked and secured her residence at 9:25 a.m. and when she returned at 6:20 p.m. she discovered her front door was unlocked and her property missing.

Street Robbery

On Nov. 1 at 11:05 p.m. officers met with a victim at the police department who said she was a victim of a robbery. The victim told the officers she was walking near the intersection of Braddock Drive and Huntley Avenue at 10:10 p.m. when the suspect approached her from behind and attempted to grab her purse. The victim was able to hold on to her purse and the suspect fled the area. The suspect was described as a white male, 18-24 years of age, short brown hair, wearing a sweatshirt and black baseball hat.


On Nov. 4 at 11:40 a.m. a victim called the police department to report her business had been vandalized. The victim said her business is located in the 9400 block of Culver Blvd. and she left the location at 3:00 p.m. When she returned at 11:30 a.m. (the following day), she discovered the graffiti on her business.

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