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Three juveniles arrested for robbery
Posted On: January 10, 2014
At approximately 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 9th, an adult male was confronted by three male, juveniles in the 13100 block of Whittier Blvd. They simulated a handgun and demanded the victim's property. He turned over his IPod, keys and cellphone. The male juveniles fled on foot. The victim was able to run into a nearby business and call 911 with a description and direction of travel. Undercover detectives happened to be in the area and heard the call go out. As they drove into the area of the robbery they saw three juveniles matching the description to the rear of the Old Navy store at the Whittier Quad. The detectives directed marked units into the area as they watched the suspects who were subsequently detained. Items from the robbery were found in their possession which resulted in their arrest. The juveniles were transported to Los Padrinos Juvenile hall pending prosecution for robbery.
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