NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A robbery suspect died after crashing his alleged getaway car into a pole in North Hollywood.
The incident happened around 9 p.m. Saturday at Lankershim and Ventura boulevards.
Police say that’s where the suspect robbed two women of their purses before driving off in a white pickup truck.
At that point, investigators say, the suspect vehicle struck a pole.
The crash happened farther north on Lankershim Boulevard.
The suspect died at the scene.
Although the cause of death has yet to be determined, police do not believe the suspect died of injuries sustained from the crash.