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6 Taco Vendors Robbed At Gunpoint in Los Angeles Crime Spree

6 Taco Vendors Robbed At Gunpoint in Los Angeles Crime Spree

Police sirens flash in a file photo. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

City News Service

City News Service

8/17/2023

Updated: 8/17/2023

Authorities were looking for several men on Aug. 17 who robbed six taco vendors at gunpoint the night before.
The crimes occurred between 9:40 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 16 at various locations within the Hollywood, Rampart, Northeast, and Central Divisions, according to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD).
The locations targeted include the 5900 block of Santa Monica Boulevard and the 6200 block of Hollywood Boulevard, the 300 block of South Bixel Street and the 600 block of South Union Avenue, the 1500 block of North Alvarado Boulevard and the 900 block of South Broadway.
According to police, there were two to four suspects involved in the crimes, described only as men in their mid-20s to early 30s who wore dark clothing.
“During each incident, the suspects approached the victims, displayed a handgun, demanded money and made their escape in a white sedan,” police said.
It was not known if the suspects were involved in other recent similar crimes.
Anyone with information on the crimes was urged to call the LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division at 213-486-6833 or 213-486-6840. Tipsters may also call 877-LAPD-247 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS; or use the website.
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