Police Hunt 3 Armed Men Wanted For Robbery In Winnetka

WINNETKA (CBS) — Police were searching tonight for three armed men who may be involved in a Winnetka robbery.

A perimeter has been set up near Chase Street and the Winnetka Recreation Center.  Police are warning the public to stay indoors and call 911 if they see anything suspicious.

Topanga area officers tried to pull over who they thought was a drunken driver about 8:40 p.m. near Mason Avenue and Schoenborn Street, according to Officer Karen Rayner of Los Angeles Police Department.

The car crashed and three suspects fled.

Officers found several guns inside the car and believe the suspects matched the descriptions of suspects in a robbery that occurred earlier Monday evening  in the 7700 block of Gazette Avenue, one block north of Saticoy, Rayner said.

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