Westside Robbers Hit Trader Joes, 2 Other Stores In Crime Spree

CULVER CITY (CBS) — Police on Monday sought two suspects involved in a Westside crime spree that has targeted at least three stores in five days.

KNX 1070’s Ed Mertz reports the armed robberies have left residents in the surrounding areas shaken up.

“It’s unfortunate it happened here,” said one man. “It just shows there are degenerates all over the place.”

Police have released surveillance video from one of the robberies which shows a suspect in a black ski mask and a shirt with the word “security” written on the back.

The suspect is seen pointing a gun at a cashier inside Bob’s Market on National Blvd. near Palms Blvd.

One man who works nearby witnessed the robbery and says the suspects got in and out quickly.

“Five seconds….[they] disappeared,” he said.

Police said in each robbery the suspects wore the same “security” shirts.

In at least two robberies they left in a black 4-door car — possibly a honda — while in another robbery they were in a white 4-door car with a sunroof.

Anyone with information on any of the robberies or the suspects is asked to call the LAPD at (310) 482-6392.


One Comment

  1. JoeFriday says:

    Crime is on the rise.

    1. Jared Sykes says:

      Gee you think brainiac?? What an astute observation.

      1. JoeFriday says:

        This is the city: Los Angeles, California. I work here. I’m a cop.

    2. Xen says:

      The lazy bums are at it again

  2. Timothy McGarry says:

    Why is Trader Joe’s such a popular store to rob? I guess selling that cheap wine and beer along with that garbage-pail food really adds up to some cash in the till.

  3. John Elkins says:

    Young fools fighting!

  4. Mama Africa says:

    Knee grows. Nuff said.

    1. Jeezus says:

      knee grows- elbow shrinks- what’s happening to my body? it’s a song.

  5. Papa Africa says:

    A nig ma. Nuff said.

  6. white liberal says:

    The robbers are young black males–must political correctness forbid news outlets from mentioning this fact for identification purposes.

  7. Jeezus says:

    look in to recent sales of those tshirts, or stolen ones atleast…they’re not actually security since they wouldn’t incriminate themselves so easily. and i’m sure someone at the flea markets or online dealers would have barely a few sales of those security shirts that were bought recently, enough to track down a perp.

  8. Teufel Wolf says:

    I wish more shopkeepers where packing heat and would just shoot these losers.

  9. HollywoodSaint says:

    bobs market has the best cuts of meat ive ever seen and their chicken salad is to die for…but not by gun-shot, but by over eating

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