WESTWOOD—Police are looking for four suspects who allegedly burglarized 14 vehicles near the UCLA campus. The crimes are said to have taken place between 1:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1.
The suspects broke into multiple vehicles at the Venice-Berry Apartments parking garage. Two of the fourteen vehicles were unlocked, and 12 other cars were broken into by shattering the vehicles windows. All victims were UCLA students or staff members. No injuries were reported.
The suspects are all male, two Latinos and two African-Americans, and all in their 20s. The suspects were wearing dark hoodies during the vehicle break-ins.
The UCPD would like to remind the UCLA campus community to keep their car doors locked and to not leave valuables in their vehicle. Report any suspicious activities to the police. The chances of a person becoming a victim of a property crime in Westwood are 1 out of 61 according to the website www.neighborhoodscout.com.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact UCPD Detectives at 310-825-1491. To report this crime anonymously, call the UCLA PD Anonymous Reporting Line 310-794-5824. If a Crime Stoppers tip leads to an arrest, an individual can be awarded up to $1,000. Call 800-222-TIPS or visit www.lacrimestoppers.org and refer to Report #19-1069.