BEVERLY HILLS—Two armed suspects robbed and assaulted a man near his Beverly Hills home before attempting to steal his car on Saturday, June 17.
The incident occurred shortly after 12 a.m. near Schumacher Drive and Gregory Way, in the Carthay neighborhood on the border of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The victim parked his vehicle and left his home on South Tower Drive to go on a walk toward Los Angeles, when he was confronted by two men armed with handguns.
The suspects, who are believed to be young men, assaulted the victim and stole his belongings, including his car keys and phone, police reported. The attackers forced the victim to walk back to his home and show them where his car was parked.
The victim fled to safety after the suspects took his vehicle, an SUV. The two men began crashed the vehicle into a wall while heading down the driveway. Both suspects left the scene on foot. Police were not able to locate the suspects after searching the region for two hours.
The victim did not sustain any major injuries. The case is still under investigation. Canyon News reached out to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Wilshire Division regarding the incident, but did not hear back before print.