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Police Blotter: Two Street Robberies at Gunpoint Reported in Culver City

The first of the two unrelated incidents reportedly occurred at 12:30 a.m. on Galvin Avenue and the second at 9 p.m. the following day on at Ince Boulevard and Lucerne Avenue.

Here's a recap of crimes that occurred between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10 as reported to the Culver City Police Department.

Car Burglary

On Sept. 4 at 1:50 p.m. a victim came to the police department to report his 2000 Chevy Tahoe was burglarized. The victim said he parked and locked his vehicle in the 2900 block of Sentney Ave. on Sept. 3 at 10 p.m. When he returned the next day at 10 a.m. he discovered his property missing.

Street Robbery

On Sept. 5 at 12:30 a.m. a victim came to the police department to report he was a victim of a robbery. The victim said he was walking in the 10700 block of Galvin Ave. to his vehicle. The victim said he saw a car pull up next to him and a suspect got out of the car and approached him. The suspect was holding a handgun and demanded his property. The victim fearing for his safety gave the suspect his property. The suspect then ran back to the car and fled the location.

Street Robbery

On Sept. 6 at 9 p.m. officers responded to the area of Ince Boulevard and Lucerne Avenue regarding a robbery investigation. The officers met with the victims who told them they were walking south on Ince Boulevard when three suspects approached them. Suspect #1 displayed a gun and demanded their property; suspect #2 then told suspect #1 to take the other victim’s property also. Suspect #3 acted as a look out and all three then fled the area.

Commercial Burglary

On Sept. 9 at 6:50 a.m. officers responded to the 4100 block of Sepulveda Blvd. regarding a burglary investigation. The officers met with the reporting party who told them he locked and secured the location on Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. He returned the next morning at 6:10 a.m. and discovered a window had been smashed out and property missing from the business.

Stolen Vehicle

On Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m. a victim came to the police department to report his 1999 Honda was missing. The victim said he parked and locked his car in the 6000 block of Sepulveda Blvd. on at 2 p.m. When he returned a few hours later his car was missing.

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shane September 12, 2012 at 03:32 PM
211 Susp descrips would be helpful
Kareema Bozman September 12, 2012 at 04:02 PM
I would like a description as well. I'm always out with my two sons.
Kelly Hartog (Editor) September 12, 2012 at 04:19 PM
Usually if there is a description of the suspects, CCPD forwards it to us. It may well have been that they simply didn't get a good look at them
shane September 12, 2012 at 04:40 PM
No worries Kelly, appreciate response. As long as its not a "P.C." thingy.
urthgrl September 12, 2012 at 04:44 PM
Descriptions and how about a few extra officers on beat?
six string wiz September 12, 2012 at 05:05 PM
wow!!! as a culver city resident all my life this was unheard of. I beleive good citizens should pack thier own heat, obviously gun laws are against us and not the criminals, I am sure these subjects are repeat offenders that should just be layed to rest!!. Do we have to wait until a good citizen gets hurt?
Jennifer Buxe Rogers September 12, 2012 at 06:17 PM
What is going on here? What is happening to our sleepy little town? Hey Police! Please get out there and be vigilant! Residents...keep your eyes peeled and call the police.
Kris Gardikis September 12, 2012 at 06:26 PM
Seriously CCPD, we need more policy presence in our neighborhoods, not just on the main drags!!! I watch my street like a hawk, when I do call because I see kids spraying cars with a fire extiguisher, the cops come, find the kids and let them go?? I love Culver City, but we are going backward to the crime infested days instead of going forward. The police have a description, if you are robbed an gunpoint, you DON'T forget the face!! Step it up CCPD, our quiet little hamlet has a rash of new gang activity and a bunch of slum lurking our streets!
RG September 12, 2012 at 08:29 PM
Culver City has had these types of crimes since I can remember...going back to the late eighties for me...nothing new...just online blogs to keep track of them...
shane September 13, 2012 at 01:15 AM
Well said
BRamsey September 13, 2012 at 03:15 AM
just wait until the 7Eleven is finished at Braddock and Sepulveda ...with 2 entrances it will be an ideal robbery site.

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