Attempt Robbery

A female student and her mother were walking westbound on 37th Street from Vermont when they were approached by a suspect riding a scooter who claimed to have a weapon and demanded the student’s purse.  The student ignored the suspect who then rode away and was last seen riding westbound on Exposition Blvd. from Vermont.

If you have information relevant to this crime, please call

Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (213) 740-6000
LAPD Southwest Division at (213) 485-6571.

Reference: Crime Alert 2018-001