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Robbery Subject Nabbed by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Parks Bureau Deputies at Jesse Owens Park, 9651 S. Western Avenue, Los Angeles
Robbery Subject Nabbed by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Parks Bureau Deputies at Jesse Owens Park, 9651 S. Western Avenue, Los Angeles
On August 15, 2013, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Parks Bureau Deputies were at the Jesse Owens Park Pool providing security when they received a call of a robbery in front of the gym at the park. The deputies responded to the scene of the robbery within minutes of the incident.
The deputies contacted the victim who said he was standing in the park with a friend when 4 male juveniles approached him. The subject one of the male juveniles questioned him, then pulled out a knife and robbed him of his cell phone.
After further investigation deputies detained the subject a male juvenile who was still in the park. The victim's cell phone was also recovered at the scene.
The male juvenile subject was booked at South Los Angeles Station and then transported to juvenile hall for strong armed robbery.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Departments Parks Bureau is dedicated to providing a safe and drug free environment at all Los Angeles County Parks.
The Parks Bureau of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department polices 177 county parks, golf courses and special event venues throughout Los Angeles County.
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