Police investigate Westside burglary spree

A string of burglaries took place in Los Angeles Westside overnight and early Sunday morning. Police are currently investigating.

Los Angeles police responded around 9 p.m. on Saturday to a call about a burglary at work. When police arrived at the home in the wealthy neighborhood, the burglar had fled the scene.

The burglar fled the scene by walking down a fire road, carrying an undisclosed amount jewelry.

Two hours later, police received another report of a burglary at Beverly Crest’s home. The 200 block of Delfern Drive was the location of an alleged burglary. According to neighbors and police, the house was vacant and had been vacated by the previous tenant.

Sunday morning saw authorities continuing to investigate burglaries as well as break-ins. They were responding to a call regarding another burglary at Brentwood’s gated community.

Officers responded to reports of a burglary at a residence on W. Olympic Boulevard, around 6:50 a.m.

Police arrived on the scene and took one person into police custody. It’s unclear at this time if the person was arrested or if they are connected to the previous evening burglaries.

The burglaries all took places in neighborhoods with affluent residents, including millionaires and celebrities, although it’s unclear if anyone specific was targeted in the crimes.

Anybody with information regarding these burglaries is asked to call the LAPD West station at (310-444-0702). You can also anonymously tip the LAPD West station at 310-444-0702. lacrimestoppers.org.


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