Crime Report

Friday, Oct. 26At 8:10 p.m., a suspect entered Hall Market (11534 Lakewood Boulevard) brandishing a handgun and demanding money. The store clerk opened the cash register and handed the suspect the loss. The suspect immediately left the business and fled on foot. Detectives are investigating.

Saturday, Oct. 27 At 8:20 p.m., officers responded to a stabbing in the area of the Rio San Gabriel River pedestrian bridge (10339 Foster Road). The victim was stabbed by unknown suspect(s) while crossing the bridge and collapsed on the sidewalk just west of the riverbed entrance. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Detectives are investigating. After further investigation it was determined the incident occurred in the city of Norwalk and the case was handed over to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Division.

Sunday, Oct. 28 At 12:15 a.m., two victims were walking in the area of Lakewood Boulevard and Gardendale Street when they were approached by a suspect who pointed a gun at the victims and demanded their property. After receiving the loss, the suspect fled the area. Detectives are investigating.

Tuesday, Oct. 30 At 8:17 p.m., Officers responded to the area of Adwen and Julius regarding an attempted kidnapping. Officers spoke with the victim who reported a male had been following her as she walked to school. The male was driving a dark colored vehicle and at some point exited the vehicle and chased the victim. The male was able to grab the victim's arm and after a brief struggle the victim was able to break free and run to school. The victim was not injured and Detectives are investigating. Infromation provided by the Downey Police Department

********** Published: November 1, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 29