Sunday, Oct. 2At 3:25 a.m., officers contacted a female security guard who was the apparent victim of an attempted robbery while she sat in her car in the 10700 block of Paramount Blvd. The male suspect, who was armed with a knife, surprised the victim as she opened the car door and demanded the victim's money. The victim resisted and fought off the suspect by striking him with her hands and feet, then began screaming for help as the suspect ran from the location. Detectives are investigating. Monday, Oct. 3 At 6:30 p.m., an aggravated assault occurred in the 8700 block of Prichard. The victim was assaulted by a male who got out of a van as the victim was walking west on Prichard.Three additional suspects exited the van and began to punch and kick the victim. One of the suspects struck the victim in the head with a clay pot before fleeing. Detectives are investigating. Wednesday, Oct. 5 A robbery occurred in the 12600 block of Downey Avenue at approximately 7:00 p.m. The victim was seated in his vehicle when the suspect, who was armed with a knife, approached him and demanded money. The victim complied and the suspect fled on foot out of sight. Detectives are investigating. Information provided by Downey Police Department.
********** Published: October 06, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 25