Crime Report

Friday, Feb. 18At about 1:30 p.m., a robbery occurred at a business in the 7400 block of Florence Avenue. The victim was in her business when a male confronted her and demanded money. The victim complied and the suspect fled with the loss. Saturday, Feb. 19 At 1:30 p.m., a strong-arm robbery occurred near Quill and Paramount Blvd. A male in his 20's assaulted a male juvenile from Downey while a second suspect stood by. The suspect then stole the victim's bicycle and iPod before fleeing. At 2:50 p.m., a road rage incident occurred between a male and female over a parking place dispute at the Stonewood Mall. The witness reported seeing the male brandish a handgun during the incident. No injured during the incident. At about 11:00 p.m., a patrol officer observed three male juveniles trespassing on the Lewis Elementary School campus. One juvenile was in possession of a laptop computer belonging to the L.A. Unified School District. The second juvenile was reported as a missing person from Compton.The third subject fled the scene. Sunday, Feb. 20 At about 2:00 p.m., an attempted robbery occurred in the 8100 block of Devinir. The victim was confronted by the suspect brandishing a switchblade knife and demanding money. The victim refused to cooperate and the suspect left the area on foot. A short time later police apprehended the suspect in the area. Tuesday, Feb. 22 At 7:30 a.m., an assault with a deadly weapon occurred in the 11600 block of Downey Avenue. The victim's girlfriend attempted to stab him with a kitchen knife. The female appeared to be under the influence of unknown substance and was transported to a local hospital. At about 6:50 p.m., a resident in the 10900 block of Little Lake Road discovered a bullet hole in the trunk of his vehicle. The victim has no further information and police are investigating. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: February 24, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 45