TARZANA (CBSLA.com) — Burglars have targeted the home of Los Angeles Lakers’ guard Nick Young, police said Thursday.
Detectives said the thieves managed to get away with $500,000 in cash and jewelry on Feb. 18 or 19, while Young was at the NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans.READ MORE: 3 Children Stabbed To Death In Reseda Apartment; Mother Captured In Central California After Going On The Run
CBS2’s Kara Finnstrom reported the crooks lifted Young’s entire safe.
The NBA star’s Sherman Oaks home was previously robbed in 2014. The burglars fled from the scene with about $100,000 in property.READ MORE: LAPD Searching For 3 Men Suspected Of Posing As Construction Workers, Burglarizing Homes
According to police, there has been an uptick in celebrity homes being burglarized in recent months.
This year alone, the homes of Derek Fisher, Alanis Morrissette and Yasiel Puig were broken into.MORE NEWS: Hideki Matsuyama Makes History As First Japanese Man To Win Golf Major
It’s still unclear if the same suspects are targeting the properties.