HOLLYWOOD HILLS—The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public’s help to locate two robbery suspects, who pistol-whipped a resident inside his Hollywood Hills home on Saturday, February 6.
The home invasion occurred shortly after 3:30 a.m. on Saturday. Two men in ski masks armed with semi-automatic weapons broke into the mansion on Astral Drive, while the victim was inside with acquaintances.
The attackers beat the victim with the butt of a gun, took unspecified property and fled in a Nissan Maxima. Authorities recovered the vehicle near the area of Nichols Canyon Road and La Canstana Drive. Inside the car they found some of the stolen property and the ski masks worn by the suspects. The two suspects are still at large.
The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment and was listed in good condition. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the LAPD.
Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.