Crime Report

Saturday, June 23At 3:30 p.m., the victim was walking in the area of Imperial and Gurley when he was approached by two suspects carrying a weapon. As the victim and suspects exchanged words, one of them struck him (victim) with a bat; he was not injured. Detectives are investigating.

Sunday, June 24 At 2:20 a.m., three victims were crossing 2nd Street at New when four suspects got out of a car and confronted them. During the ensuing fight, one of the victims was struck in the face with a bottle causing a small laceration above his eye. The four suspects were arrested.

Tuesday, June 26 At 8:00 p.m., officers responded to the 8500 block of Cherokee Street and conducted a burglary investigation. Officers contacted the elderly victim who reported she was at home when a female knocked on her front door. The suspect used a ruse to distract the victim while a second suspect entered the residence. While inside the residence the suspect removed some items from the victim's purse. The suspects left the residence after taking the loss. Detectives are investigating. Infromation provided by the Downey Police Department

********** Published: June 28, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 11