Posted by on September 21, 2022 8:42 pm
Categories: Breaking News Epoch Times News

LAPD Reports ‘Troubling Increase’ in Armed Robberies

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Chief Michel Moore reported Sept. 20 a “troubling” 52 percent increase in robberies that involve a firearm compared to 2019. Robberies overall are up 17 percent compared to the same time last year.
“Robberies are consistently a challenge” for the department, Moore said in a meeting with the Los Angeles Police Commission.
Earlier this month, LAPD encountered two separate incidents involving a suspect with a firearm.
On Sept. 20, officers attempted to stop a suspect who they believed was driving a stolen vehicle when the suspect purposely drove off Harbor Freeway and into an encampment. The suspect fired in the direction of officers before being detained successfully without officers firing back….

US News | The Epoch Times Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.