Police Blotter: Burglaries and a Robbery

A Chase Bank teller gets a demanding note and a store owner is held up at gunpoint.

You don't work here

Police responded to a radio call Aug. 14 regarding an armed robbery on the 5600 block of Sawtelle Boulevard. According to the victim, he heard a knock at the back door of his store and believed it was an employee who had just left for the night. When opening the door, he was confronted by a man armed with a gun. The suspect forced the victim into the store's office, where he stole money from two cash registers.

Hitting up a cash cow

Officers responded to an armed robbery call Aug. 12 at the Chase Bank on the corner of Sepulveda Boulevard and Slauson Avenue. The suspect, described as a Latino male in his 40s wearing a baseball cap and dark clothing, displayed a note to the teller demanding money and flashing the butt of a handgun tucked into his waistband, according to police. He fled on foot through the main entrance and has not been apprehended.

Burglaries and burglaries …

A victim's car was broken into Aug. 10 on the 3900 block of Bentley Avenue. The suspect ransacked the interior and stole money.

Officers responded to a radio call Aug. 11 regarding a burglary on the 4100 block of Irving Place, where a suspect described as a black male entered the residence and fled the location after being discovered. No property was taken.

Dude, where is my car?

On Aug. 13, officers responded to the 5300 block of Slauson Avenue, discovering that a 1997 Honda had been stolen from the location.


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