RANCHO DOMINGUEZ (CBSLA.com) — L.A. County sheriff’s deputies have arrested two women accused of impersonating police officers and going on a crime spree in Rancho Dominguez.
Deputies say the suspects had uniforms, handcuffs, zip ties, flashlight and a fake gun, and used a Lexus SUV to drive up to a bicyclist in the 18000 block of Susana Road Friday, claiming to be police officers before handcuffing and robbing the victim.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Sites Replace MLK Day Events In Los Angeles Area, Unity Walk, Virtual Events Still Happening
They’re accused of then attempting to rob a pedestrian nearby.READ MORE: LA Mural, Tributes Honor Betty White On 100th Birthday
Deputies say the suspects were arrested with the help of surveillance video.MORE NEWS: At Least One Killed In Pileup On 105 Freeway In Paramount
Their identities were not immediately released.