April 20, 2024 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Armed Robbery In West Hollywood: Suspects Surprise Victim In The Early Morning Hours

Victim Assaulted By Gun-Wielding Assailants; Sheriffs Seek Public Assistance

By Dolores Quintana

In the early hours of Wednesday, July 19, an alarming incident unfolded on the streets of West Hollywood as a victim was robbed at gunpoint. At approximately 12:38 A.M., the victim was walking along the sidewalk when a black SUV suddenly came to a halt directly in front of him. 

Armed with handguns and a rifle, three assailants emerged from the vehicle, swiftly approaching the victim. The perpetrators forcefully pushed the victim against a fence, seizing his cell phone and wallet before fleeing the scene. This robbery transpired on the 800 block of Larrabee Street in West Hollywood.

A video capturing the alarming incident has been shared on social media, underscoring the urgency of the situation: Watch the video here.

Authorities from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station are fervently seeking any information related to the incident or potential similar occurrences. Those with relevant details are urged to contact Detective Candice Gonzales at (310) 358-4011 or via email at c2mgonza@lasd.org.

For individuals who wish to maintain anonymity while providing crucial information, the “Crime Stoppers” hotline is available at (800) 222-TIPS (8477). Alternatively, the “P3 Tips” Mobile App is available for download on both Google Play and the Apple App Store. Information can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website.

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