The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau released an advisory statement regarding a robbery that occurred on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, where a suspect allegedly used, what appears to be an assault rifle, to rob two men near the alley behind La Boheme Restaurant. According to the report, a male suspect was assisted by two female accomplices who held handguns.
The complete LASD statement is below:
On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 9:38 p.m., an armed robbery occurred in the City of West Hollywood near the intersection of Santa Monica Blvd and Orlando Avenue.
A male suspect armed with what appeared to be an assault rifle and two female suspects armed with a handgun approached two men as they were walking in an alley and demanded their property. One of the victims was struck in the face with a handgun by the suspects. A man walking on the sidewalk interrupted the robbery and the suspects demanded his property and he complied.
If you have any information, please contact West Hollywood Station Detective Zeff at 310-358-4033 and refer to case number 923-02295-0977-031.
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West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station polices the City of West Hollywood and the unincorporated communities of Franklin Canyon, Universal City (which includes Universal Theme Park, Studios, and Citywalk), and the Federal Enclave in West Los Angeles.
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