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Culver City Police Department
Monday July 4th, 2022 :: 10:44 a.m. PDT


Armed Robbery of 79 Year Old Female

Report Number: 22-2902

On July 3, 2022, at approximately 1:20 am, the Culver City Police Department responded to a call of an armed robbery in the area of Jefferson Blvd. and Indian Wood Road.

Culver City Police Officers responded and met with the victim (79 year old female) who told the officers that she was sitting on a fire hydrant after walking her dog and was approached by the suspect from behind. The suspect wrapped his arm around her neck and threw her to the ground. The suspect was holding a handgun in his left hand while forcefully removing the victim’s cell phone which was attached with a lanyard around her neck. After removing the cell phone, the suspect then ripped the victim’s fanny pack off of her waist, which contained cash and keys. The suspect then ran eastbound on Jefferson Blvd and out of sight.

The Culver City Fire Department responded to the scene and treated the victim for non-life threatening injuries she sustained during the robbery.

Anyone with information related to this crime is asked to contact Culver City Police Department Public Information Officer Sergeant Edward Baskaron at 310-253-6316 or the Watch Commander at 310-253-6202.

CRIME: Armed Robbery

WEAPON: Semi-automatic handgun

SUSPECT: Male Black, black facemask, black clothing, no further description

Culver City Police Department
4040 Duquesne Ave
Culver City, CA 90232

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 310-837-1221

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