Three suspects sought for Harbor City armed robbery
Disarmed security guard
HARBOR CITY, Calif.—Police today released surveillance video of three robbers who entered a liquor store in Harbor City with guns drawn and took a weapon away from a security guard before making off with cash from the register.
The robbery occurred Friday about 7:10 p.m. at the liquor store in the 1200 block of Pacific Coast Highway. No one was injured.
It is not known if the suspects escaped on foot, and detectives have few leads, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The suspects are describe as:
A Black man in his early 20s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and 140 pounds, wearing a blue-and-white hoodie with blue sweat pants, gray shoes and black gloves
A Black man in his early 20s, about 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds, wearing a gray “Hollister” hoodie with gray sweat pants, black-and-white shoes and blue gloves
A Black man of unknown age, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and 150 pounds, wearing a black hoodie with black sweat pants and a black headband.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—A man accused of sexually assaulting an employee during a robbery at a Nordstrom Rack in Westchester, in which 14 employees were taken hostage, pleaded not guilty today to 19 felony charges.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Shelly Torrealba ordered Raymond Sherman Jr., 34, to remain jailed on $4.78 million bail pending his next court appearance Jan. 28, when a date is scheduled to be set for a hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to require him to stand trial.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—A violent serial robber who for more than a year has terrorized victims along a stretch of Western Avenue from Hollywood to South Los Angeles was suspected today in two more crimes.
Detectives believe the “Western Bandit” was responsible for a Jan. 8 armed robbery in which a witness was shot and wounded, and for an attempted robbery on the same day, according to the Los Angeles Times.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Five people were charged today in connection with a violent armed robbery at a Nordstrom Rack store in Westchester, where 14 employees were held hostage and one was sexually assaulted.
Troy Marsay Hammock, 29, and Everett Oneal Allen, 24, were charged with 14 counts each of second-degree robbery and one count each of assault with a deadly weapon.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Five suspects were in custody today on suspicion of involvement in a violent armed robbery last week at a Nordstrom Rack store in Westchester, where 14 employees were held hostage and two were assaulted, one of them sexually.
The robbery was reported just after 10 p.m. Thursday by a spouse of an employee at the clothing store at the Promenade at Howard Hughes Center.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Two men held up a 24-hour Subway restaurant in South Los Angeles today and briefly took a woman customer hostage as they used her car to get to their getaway vehicle, police said.
The two robbers held up the Subway on Central Avenue south of Manchester Avenue around 1:30 a.m., said Sgt. James Winter of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Southeast Station. They used an assault rifle, possibly an AK-47, in the heist, he said.
The pair forced a woman customer into her car, Winter said.