Serving Larchmont Village, Hancock Park, and the Greater Wilshire neighborhoods of Los Angeles since 2011.

Assault and Robbery Sunday Morning

A resident on the 500 block of North Irving was victim of a home invasion robbery on Sunday morning at approximately 9 am. An African-American ‘couple’ knocked on the victim’s door at 9 a.m. saying they had a floral delivery for her for mother’s day. They forced their way inside, where the man assaulted her with the butt of a handgun and tied her up in the bedroom while the female suspect ransacked the home. They left within 15 minutes with jewelry and other property including the victim’s own handgun. No vehicle was spotted. The LAPD and SSA Security responded very promptly, but the suspects had disappeared.

If you have any information on this crime contact the investigating officer LAPD Detective Kim at 213-382-9493.

Other area crimes showing up on LAPD’s Crime Mapping site during the week of May 7-13th include:

300 block of S Arden: May 10, 11:50 am, Burglary

Fairfax/6th St: May 11,  12:55 am, Robbery

1200 block of S Highland: May 7, 7:20 am, Burglary

1200 block of S Longwood: May 7, 8:20 am, Burglary

Wilshire/Crenshaw: May 10, 11:30 pm, Assault

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Julie Grist
Julie Grist
Julie co-founded the Larchmont Buzz with fellow buzzer Mary Hawley in 2011 and served as Editor, Publisher and writer for the hive for many years until the sale of the Buzz in August 2015. She is still circling the hive as an occasional writer.

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  1. Officer Pelayo of LAPD Olympic Division just weighed in with more details:

    On May 13th, 2012, at approximately 0900 hrs, a home invasion robbery occurred on the 500 block of north Irving (Larchmont Village). The victim answered a knock at her front door. She observed two suspects, described as a male and female black, holding a bouquet of flowers. When the victim opened her door, they wished her a “Happy Mother’s Day”. The victim declined the flowers and told them they were at the wrong address. The suspect asked to use her phone, the victim had them wait outside as she retrieved her phone. The suspects followed her into her home after she left the front door unlocked. The suspects were armed with a hand gun.

    The victim was tied up and the suspects ransacked her home looking for valuables. The suspects fled the location with the victims property, which included jewelry and a handgun (victim’s).

    The victim was injured during the commission of this crime. She was treated for her injuries at the scene and released.

    The suspects are described as follows;
    1/ Male .Black. Blk hair. Bro eyes. 510-600. 170 lbs. 20-25 yrs old. He was wearing a grey shirt and blue jeans.
    2/ Female Black, Bro hair, Bro eyes, 504-505, 150 lbs. 20-25. She was wearing black clothes.

    If you have any information about this crime please contact Olympic Detectives at 213 382-9460.


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