Armed Robbery At Petco

Kenneth Lowenstein writes: Last Sunday evening, an ARMED ROBBERY occurred at PETCO (1475 S. Robertson).

At (approximately) 8:40pm, three suspects entered the store and forced the manager at gunpoint to open the store safe, taking (an undisclosed amount of) cash. Two suspects fled out the back and one out the front as a customer entered the store.

One suspect is described as Male, Black, 20’s, 6’1″, 170-180lbs, wearing light grey sweat pants and shirt, carrying a backpack. The other two suspects were wearing masks.

If you have any information regarding this robbery, please contact LAPD Det. Simmons at (310) 444-1538.

About Luke Ford

Raised a Seventh-Day Adventist at Avondale College in Australia, Luke Ford moved to California in 1977. He graduated from Placer High School in 1984, reported the news at KAHI/KHYL radio for three years, attended Sierra College and UCLA, was largely bedridden by Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for six years, and converted to Judaism in 1993. From 1997-2007, Luke made his living from blogging. Living by Beverly Hills (, he now teaches the Alexander Technique (moving the way the body likes to move). Lessons cost $100 each and last about 45 minutes. In 2011, Luke completed a three-year teaching course at the Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles. His personal Alexander Technique website is Luke is the author of five books, including: » The Producers: Profiles in Frustration » Yesterday’s News Tomorrow: Inside American Jewish Journalism
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