LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Los Angeles police need the public’s help to identify the burglars who stole a safe, which held about $10 million in personal property and cash, from a home in the Wilshire District.
The burglary happened March 13 at 8:30 p.m., when a neighbor heard noise coming from a home in the 200 block of South Highland Avenue. A home security alarm went off, and LAPD Wilshire Division officers were sent out.READ MORE: Raymon Morris, LASD's First Black Assistant Sheriff, Remembered As An 'Inspirational Leader'
The officers discovered the burglars had jumped over a security gate and smashed in a glass door to get into the home. Once inside, the burglars ransacked the home and found the safe inside a walk-in closet, according to a police report. They used a rug outside the bedroom to move the safe down the stairs and out the front door.READ MORE: Pasadena To Reopen 4 Libraries For In-Person Service
Police say the safe was believed to contain personal documents, jewelry and cash valued at about $10 million.MORE NEWS: Dozens Of Migrant Children Housed At Long Beach, Pomona Intake Centers Being Treated For COVID-19
Anyone with information about this burglary can call Officer Rafael Virrueta at (213) 486-6983.