WEST HOLLYWOOD—Authorities are searching for a group of men who assaulted two women and robbed them on Sunday, October 6. The two women, who are sisters, were walking down the street after dinner towards Santa Monica Boulevard when they were accosted by the suspects, KTLA 5 first reported.
One of the victims, a 54 year-old woman had her purse and cell phone taken from her by one of the suspects. She spotted her sister, whose purse was violently snatched as she fell to the ground.
The attack was captured on security cameras, with the suspects fleeing on foot in the direction of Melrose Avenue. Neither victim got a good look at their attackers. Anyone with information on the attack is asked to contact police.