Incident Description: The suspect(s) entered the rear of the residence by cutting the screen to the back door window, and unlocking the rear door. The suspect(s) took three electric scooters and fled. The victims (students) were home at the time of occurrence, but unaware of the crime until morning.

Date & Time of Occurrence: 08/26/2022 10:30 pm – 7:10 am

Location:2617 Menlo Ave. Los Angeles CA, 90007

Report Number:2203174

Vehicle Description: None

Suspect Description (provided by reporting party):

A description of the suspect was not provided or is unavailable.

If you are in immediate DANGER, call the Los Angeles Police Department at 911 or the USC Department of Public Safety at (213) 740-4321.

Please note that race, ethnicity, gender and/or religious affiliation are NOT considered the basis for suspicion; only behaviors are considered suspicious.

If you have information relevant to the crime(s) reflected in this alert, immediately call DPS at (213) 740-6000 for the University Park Campus (UPC), (323) 442-1000 for the Health Sciences Campus (HSC) or (213) 485-6571 for the LAPD Southwest Division.

The purpose of this warning is to aid in the prevention of similar crimes by alerting the community about the incident and to provide information which allows individuals to make informed decisions about their personal safety.

USC Department of Public Safety Recommendations – Burglary

  • If you observe a crime in progress or discover your home has been burglarized, go to a safe location and call DPS emergency at (213) 740-4321 for UPC, (323) 442-1000 for HSC, or call 911 for LAPD.
  • Do not attempt to apprehend any suspects or perpetrators of crime. Your personal safety and the safety of others around you should be your primary concern.
  • Lock your doors and windows, especially when leaving your residence.
  • Be a good witness: It is important to recall what you observed and provide as many details as possible to law enforcement such as: the sex, race, age, height, hair color, clothing, tattoos, scars of any suspects and a description of the make and model of any vehicle used in the crime and its license plate if possible.