Saturday, Nov. 17At 5:14 p.m., officers responded to an apartment complex in the 7300 block of Florence Ave. regarding a child endangerment complaint. Officers discovered two children (a 2-year-old and a 9-year-old) left at the residence without responsible supervision. Approximately 2 hours later the children's mother returned to the residence where she was arrested for child endangerment. Department of Children services was notified and responded to care for the children.
Sunday, Nov. 18 At 6:33 p.m., a subject entered the opened for business "Radio Shack" on Paramount Blvd. Once inside the suspect produced a metal object and shattered a display case, removed several digital cameras from the case, and fled on foot. Detectives are investigating.
Monday, Nov. 19 At 6:54 a.m., a victim was at the McDonald's restaurant located at 7740 Firestone Blvd. The victim was approached by the suspect who initially asked to borrow the victim's cell phone. The victim refused to allow the suspect to use the phone and continued with his food order. When the victim walked outside of the restaurant the suspect approached the victim and yelled out a gang name. As the suspect walked towards the victim he clenched his hands into a fist and demanded the victim's car keys and phone. The victim, an off-duty police officer, detained the suspect at gun point and called the police. A short time later police arrived and arrested the suspect for robbery and it was later discovered the suspect had an outstanding warrant for a previous robbery. Infromation provided by the Downey Police Department
********** Published: November 22, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 32