Crime Report

Thursday, Nov. 10: At 3:00 p.m., a Downey High School student was robbed of his money as he walked home in the 11600 block of Brookshire. The suspect simulated having a weapon in his pocket during the robbery. Responding officers located the suspect nearby and arrested him.Friday, Nov. 11: At 3:45 a.m., a man had his gold necklace pulled off his neck as he slept in his car in the 7900 block of Quill. The victim ran after the suspect, but was unable to catch him. When the victim returned to where he had left his car, it had been stolen, presumably by the same suspect.Saturday, Nov. 12: At 12:30 a.m., officers arrested an 18-year-old resident of Inglewood who was under the influence of drugs and was attempting to instigate fights with patrons at a liquor store in the 8500 block of Paramount. At 11:15 p.m., two males were robbed of their cash at gunpoint in the 11900 block of Adenmoor. The victims were about to enter a house party when they were approached by two males who demanded their money. Believing they saw one of the suspects armed with a handgun, the victims complied. The suspects then ran from the area on foot. Sunday, Nov. 13: At 2:00 a.m., officers responded to a home in the 13200 block of Laureldale after receiving several incomplete 9-1-1 calls from the location. Their investigation led them to find a 41-year-old man inside his home suffering from mental illness, hallucinating, and holding a sword in one hand and a knife in the other. Officers were able to gain the man's cooperation and safely took him into protective custody. He was then taken to a local hospital for a mental evaluation. Monday, Nov. 14: At 8:00 p.m., officers responded to a robbery that occurred in the area of Rio Hondo and Old River School Road. The suspects approached the victim, pointed a handgun at him, and demanded his property. The victim complied and the suspects fled the scene on foot. Detectives are investigating. Information provided by Downey Police Department.**********Published: November 17, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 31