Friday, March 2At 7:20 a.m., the 15 year-old victim was walking to school on the 11800 block of Kingbee when he was approached by the suspect who brandished a knife and demanded his property. The suspect fled the scene on bicycle with the victim's property. The victim was not injured. Saturday, March 3 At 2:30 a.m., the victims left Downey Billiards (8206 Firestone) entered an awaiting car, and attempted to drive away when their path was blocked by another vehicle. The suspect vehicle fired several rounds. The victims were not injured, but their car was struck four to five times. Detectives are investigating. At 11:45 p.m., the victim engaged in an argument with three suspects in the McDonald's parking lot at 8855 Rosecrans Avenue. During the argument, one of the suspect's demanded the victim's property. When she refused, the suspects assaulted the victim, and forcibly took the property, then fled the scene. Sunday, March 4 At 4:50 p.m., the victim was walking on the 7300 block of Pellet when two suspects approached him on foot. One of the suspects grabbed the victim from behind and demanded his property. The suspects fled the scene with the victim's property. The victim was not injured. At 8:15 p.m., two suspects entered Walgreens (9018 Firestone), selected an item from display, and got in line to pay for the merchandise. When the cashier opened the register, one of the suspects brandished a gun and removed an undisclosed amount of money from the drawer. The suspects were last seen walking through the parking lot. Detectives are investigating. At 8:30 p.m., officers responded to Walgreens located at 8030 Imperial Highway concerning a robbery that had just occurred. The victim stated two suspects entered the store, brandished a gun and demanded money from the cash register. The victim opened the register and gave the suspects the loss. Both suspects were last seen walking through the parking lot and out of sight. Detectives are investigating the connection between the two robberies. Information provided by Downey Police Department.
********** Published: March 08, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 47