WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A $40,000 watch was taken during an armed robbery of a group outside a West Hollywood coffee shop.

A group of men flagged down police officers at about 10:30 p.m. Monday night in the area of Melrose and Westmount and said they had been robbed at gunpoint.

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They told officers they had been in front of Urth Caffé when they were approached by the suspects, who demanded their property and got away with, among other items, a watch worth $40,000.

Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies and Beverly Hills police set up a perimeter in the area of Waring and North Croft avenues in search of the suspects, but they were believed to have fled the scene.

No one was hurt.


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