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Brentwood Police Blotter: Driver Strikes Crossing Guard Twice With Range Rover, Flees

The following information was supplied by the West L.A. Division of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Driver rams crossing guard two times with Range Rover

Los Angeles police are looking for a woman with white/blonde hair between 50 and 60 years old who reportedly struck a crossing guard twice with her vehicle at 12:20 p.m., April 15 at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Barrington Avenue.

While the crossing guard was working his job, police say the woman pulled up in her Landrover Range Rover and demanded he to move out of the way. When the crossing guard refused to move, police say the woman struck the crossing guard with the vehicle.

The suspect then backed up and drove toward the crossing guard again. When the man refused to move, police say the woman struck him a second time and fled the location.

Stolen Hyundai

Between 5 a.m. and 12 p.m. April 19 at the intersection Barrington Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard, a 2012 Hyundai Sonata parked in the street was stolen.

Home burglaries

  • Between 8 and 11:30 p.m. April 9 in the 11300 block of Bolas Street, suspect(s) removed a screen from a guest house side window, which moved interior property and activated a house alarm. No property was taken.
  • Between 4:25 and 4:35 a.m. April 17 in the 400 block of Bowling Green Way, suspect(s) opened a garage door to a home. Police says it's unknown if there is any property loss.

Vehicle burglaries

  • Between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. April 12 at the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Brockton Avenue, a bag and check book were stolen from a vehicle while parked in a parking lot.
  • Between 3 and 8 p.m. April 13 in the 500 block of Westgate Avenue a Rolex box was stolen from a vehicle while it was parked on the street. 
  • Between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. April 16 in the 13100 block of Boca de Canyon Lane, cameras were stolen from a vehicle parked in a driveway.
  • At approximately 4 a.m. April 19 in the 12800 block of Parkyns Street, a suspect attempted to remove property from an unlocked vehicle. Police describe the suspect as a man, white or Hispanic between 30 and 35 years old.
  • Between 4:40 and 5:40 p.m. April 19 in the 1200 block of Getty Center Drive, an iPad and iPhone were stolen from a vehicle parked in a parking lot.

Theft

  • On April 12 in the 11600 block of San Vicente Boulevard, a ring valued at $6,000 was stolen from a business.
  • On April 15 in the 11600 block of Goshen Avenue, a camera and computer with a total value of $8,800 was stolen from a home.
  • On April 15 in the 500 block of Barrington Avenue, miscellaneous items were stolen from a business. Police say the suspect helped the victim move property from a storage facility and allegedly took some items in the move.

A message from Senior Lead Officer Maria Gray:

Recently, during a very large community event held at a local park, which numbered in the thousands of participants, it was noted by officers how often children wandered away from their parents and
became lost. So I thought I’d take a moment to remind everyone of what all children should know.

Their full name, address and parents’ full name and telephone numbers-- If they’re too young, you can place the information in their pocket when attending large, chaotic events such as festivals, carnivals, etc.

They should know to never go out to a parking lot if they get separated from parents.

They should never go into a public restroom alone.

They should be able to recognize the difference between strangers and public safety personnel. It’s a good idea to practice this when the opportunity arises. Please feel free to approach police and fire personnel and introduce your children to them and explain that they are here to help them.

If they’re lost and cannot find a uniformed person to help them, they may approach a cashier, or other employee behind a counter, etc.

They should stay in one place when lost.

Talk to your children and practice safety measures ahead of time. Thank you!!

If you see anything that you feel is suspicious, but not an emergency, go to www.alertcommunity.com. It allows citizens to document suspicious activity quickly, easily, and anonymously.

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