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Police Blotter: One Robbery, One Attempted Robbery, Possibly by the Same Three Men

Two separate incidents were reported to the Culver City Police Department. Both involved three black males. In one instance the men allegedly took the victim’s property, in the other, the victim managed to thwart the potential crime.

Here's a recap of crimes that occurred between Aug. 21 and Aug. 27, as reported to the Culver City Police Department.

Attempted Robbery

On Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m. officers responded to the 6000 block of Sepulveda Blvd. regarding an attempted robbery investigation. The officers met with the victim who told them he was texting on his cell phone when three male suspects approached him. Suspect #1 attempted to grab his phone but he was able to fend him off. The suspects then fled the area. The suspects were described as black males, 18-21 years of age, all wearing dark clothing.

Car Burglary

On Aug. 23 at 4:30 p.m. a victim called the police department to report his 2007 Cadillac had been burglarized. The victim said he parked and locked his vehicle in the 13400 block of Washington Blvd. at 6 a.m. When he returned at 7:30 p.m. he discovered his driver’s door open and his property missing.

Street Robbery

On Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. officers responded to the Sepulveda Boulevard and the 405 Freeway overpass regarding a robbery investigation. The officers met with the victim who told he was walking when three suspects approached him and they stopped him and told him to empty his pockets. Fearing for his safety he attempted to flee but was pushed to ground and the suspects took his property. The suspects then fled the location. The suspects were described as three black males, 17-21 years of age and all were 150-160 lbs.

Bicycle Theft

On Aug. 23 at 10:55 a.m. a victim called the police department to report her bicycle had been stolen. The victim said she last saw her bicycle in her garage at 11 p.m. the previous night in the 4200 block of Mildred Ave.  When she returned the next morning her bicycle was missing.

Commercial Burglary

On Aug 27 at 9:32 a.m. officers responded to the 5800 block of Mesmer Ave. regarding a burglary investigation. The officers met with the reporting party who told them he had locked and secured the location on Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. When he returned on Aug. 27 at 8 a.m. he discovered the door had been forced open and some property missing.

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