WOODLAND HILLS—Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department have confirmed that they are investigating a possible connection between two home invasions that transpired in the San Fernando Valley region on Saturday, September 1.
The first invasion was reported to authorities at around 12:10 a.m. in Encino. According to the LAPD Blog, three men armed with handguns forced their ways into a home on the 16800 block of Bajio Road. The suspects stole money, jewelry and cell phones. The robbers escaped the scene without being spotted or leaving a vehicle behind.
The second robbery transpired at about 4:00 a.m., when a home on the 22900 block of Hatteras Street in Woodland Hills was broken into. Three men armed with handguns forced entry and allegedly stole money and jewelry from the residence. Detectives are still investigating if both incidents are related.
Anyone with details about this investigation is asked to contact LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division Detectives at (213) 486-6840. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org.
Tipsters may visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.