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LASD - Pico Rivera Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Friday January 17th, 2020 :: 02:11 p.m. PST


Armed Home Invasion Robbery, 4400 blk Indian Bend Dr, uninc West Whittier

Correction:  The incident occurred in unincorporated West Whittier

At least three armed home invasion robbers are sought after taking over a home and tying up residents in the 4400 block of Indian Bend Drive, in Unincorporated West Whittier on Thursday, January 16, 2020 just after 9:30 p.m.
Pico Rivera Station deputies responded to the single story dwelling after receiving a frantic 9-1-1 “robbery now” call.  Upon arriving, the home invasion robbers had ran off.   Amidst a strong deputy search of the area, the suspects were not located.
Detectives learned that three suspects rushed into the home after an elderly female resident walked back inside from a side door after having taken out the trash.
Once inside, the suspects hurriedly spread throughout and searched the house, corralling and tying up two male adults and one female juvenile who were also inside the house.
As the suspects made demands and threatened the residents inside the home with a black semi-automatic handgun, a female adult and resident of the home, approached the front door, unaware of what was transpiring inside.
The suspects opened the front door from inside the residence and pulled her in, where almost simultaneously one of the male adult victims yelled at her to run.  A fight then ensued between the arriving female and the suspects, where ultimately she was able to break free.  In doing so, she was able to run outside through the front door as another male resident trailed behind, screaming for help. 
With the soiled plan, the startled suspects fled through the front door and ran in an unknown direction. 
Two victims, a male adult and female adult, were treated at the scene for minor injuries.
At least $500 in U.S. currency was taken.
The three suspects, described as male adults, wore dark clothing.
Near the time of the incident, a dark colored sedan, possibly a Dodge Charger or Challenger, was captured in video surveillance driving near the area.
Detectives continue following leads and are asking anyone with information to contact Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Detective David Avila at 562-222-5529. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website
Juanita Navarro-Suarez, Deputy
Sheriff's Information Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street,
Los Angeles California 90012
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LASD - Pico Rivera Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
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Pico Rivera, CA 90660

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