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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | September 7, 2011
A gunman riding a bicycle on Tuesday robbed a Glendale woman of her purse as she arrived home from visiting a friend, police said. No arrests have been made in the robbery, which occurred about 11:50 p.m. in the 600 block of East Elk Avenue, according to Glendale police reports. The man, who was riding a white bicycle, approached the woman as she exited her car, pulled a black semiautomatic pistol from his waist and pointed it at her, according to reports. He demanded that she hand over her purse, and she complied, police said.
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December 28, 2010
Glendale police are searching for an armed gunman who made off with a large amount of cash Sunday night after robbing a Glendale Avenue liquor store Sunday night, officials said. The gunman entered the Best Liquor Meat & Deli about 9:30 p.m. Sunday and demanded cash from the store's clerk, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. Police K-9 dogs and a helicopter were brought in to search the area around the store, but they didn't find him, he said. Lorenz said the gunman likely broke through the police perimeter.
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The Los Angeles Times | July 27, 2011
Los Angeles police are investigating reports Wednesday of a man with a gun near Occidental College in Eagle Rock. Officials said the department is setting up a perimeter at Google+Maps" target="_self"> Avenue 43 and Alumni Drive and will begin searching the area soon. L.A. NOW
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September 27, 2011
Cal State Northridge officials planned to finish their search for a possible campus gunman Tuesday afternoon and reopen the evacuated Oviatt Library. Capt. Alfredo Fernandez of the campus police department said officers are waiting for a Los Angeles Police Department bomb-sniffing dog to arrive and go through the building before reopening the library. It was evacuated at 10:27 a.m. after a staffer reported that a man in the library said he had a gun. According to a statement sent out by the university, the man was described as 5-feet-8 with short, spiky hair, and wearing jeans and a white T-shirt that read "human rights violation.
NEWS
April 30, 2012
A report of a man with a rifle near the Foothill Athletic Club on Sunday may have been the result of a prank call, police said. Someone called police about 12:25 a.m. to report seeing a man dressed in camouflage headed into a hillside with a gun near the gym on the 3900 block of Lowell Avenue, Glendale police said. Gym members denied reporting or seeing the man, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. A Los Angeles Police Department helicopter searched the hillside and made announcements over its public address system urging the man to come out, but the air crew was unable to find him. Police tried calling the reporting party, but were unable reach them, Lorenz said.
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December 16, 2011
A gunman with a rifle opened fire at a Southern California Edison office in Irwindale on Friday, killing two employees and wounding two others before taking his own life. One of the victims died at the scene and the other died on the way to the hospital. The conditions of the two other victims were not immediately available, said Capt. Michael Taylor of the Baldwin Park Police Department, which is helping with the investigation. A source said the gunman was also an employee at the Edison building who worked as as systems analyst.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | January 14, 2014
Glendale detectives are asking for the public's help with details about a robbery on Friday at a Subway restaurant, which was held up at gunpoint. Four employees were inside the restaurant at 4:09 p.m. in the 1600 block of West Glenoaks Boulevard, when the gunman suddenly appeared and was carrying a black bag, according to Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot. The man, whose face was covered, pointed a weapon at an 18-year-old employee, who was seated at a table in front of a computer.
NEWS
September 7, 2012
A man fled with undisclosed amount of cash Friday afternoon after robbing a Pizza Hut on Central Avenue at gunpoint, police said. A witness who watched the robbery unfold about 1:32 p.m. at the pizza joint in the 1200 block of South Central Avenue notified police, Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured. The gunman was described as black, 20 years old, 6 foot 1 inches tall and about 190 pounds, Lorenz said. He was wearing a black hat, black sports jersey, black pants, and had a black semi-automatic handgun.
NEWS
June 14, 2012
Police have locked down a neighborhood surrounding Fremont Park as they search for any suspects who may have been involved in a shooting there earlier today. The neighborhoods surrounding Concord Street to Pacific Avenue and the Ventura (134) Freeway to Glenoaks Boulevard are under tight police command while they search for a gunman or any suspects who may still be hiding. Police have asked residents to remain patient during their search for the gunman. -- Veronica Rocha, Times Community News Twitter: @VeronicaRochaLA
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By Veronica Rocha | June 3, 2009
GLENDALE — Detectives investigating a Sunday robbery at a Glendale Pizza Hut in which an employee was shot in the shoulder released a surveillance video of a gunman Monday. The video shows the gunman entering the pizza joint at 11:10 a.m. on the 1200 block of South Central Avenue and jumping over the counter. He later emerges holding onto a bag and kicks open the restaurant’s front door. The video doesn’t show the confrontation between the gunman and the employee, an 18-year-old Glendale woman who was listed in stable condition Monday.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | January 14, 2014
Glendale detectives are asking for the public's help with details about a robbery on Friday at a Subway restaurant, which was held up at gunpoint. Four employees were inside the restaurant at 4:09 p.m. in the 1600 block of West Glenoaks Boulevard, when the gunman suddenly appeared and was carrying a black bag, according to Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot. The man, whose face was covered, pointed a weapon at an 18-year-old employee, who was seated at a table in front of a computer.
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NEWS
September 7, 2012
A man fled with undisclosed amount of cash Friday afternoon after robbing a Pizza Hut on Central Avenue at gunpoint, police said. A witness who watched the robbery unfold about 1:32 p.m. at the pizza joint in the 1200 block of South Central Avenue notified police, Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured. The gunman was described as black, 20 years old, 6 foot 1 inches tall and about 190 pounds, Lorenz said. He was wearing a black hat, black sports jersey, black pants, and had a black semi-automatic handgun.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | June 16, 2012
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two gunmen who robbed local 7-Eleven and Subway stores in separate incidents. The Glendale Police Department has released photographs and surveillance videos of the robberies, which occurred at the Subway in the 800 block of North Pacific Avenue on May 29 and at the 7-Eleven in the 800 block of West Glenoaks Boulevard on June 4. Police believe different gunmen committed the robberies. Efforts to identify the men by posting bulletins at other police agencies haven't been successful, prompting Glendale police to turn to the public, Sgt. Tom Lorenz said.
NEWS
June 14, 2012
A gunman who fired several shots in Fremont Park sent a pool party scurrying to a nearby restroom for cover. No one was reported as being injured in the shooting, which occurred at about 1:35 p.m. at the park on the 600 block of Hahn Avenue, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said, though police said that some of those who fled the scene could have been hit. [This post was updated at 7 p.m.] At least one bullet pierced the front window of a home across the street from the park in the 600 block of Patterson Avenue, lodging itself in the wall of a family room, police said.
NEWS
June 14, 2012
Police have locked down a neighborhood surrounding Fremont Park as they search for any suspects who may have been involved in a shooting there earlier today. The neighborhoods surrounding Concord Street to Pacific Avenue and the Ventura (134) Freeway to Glenoaks Boulevard are under tight police command while they search for a gunman or any suspects who may still be hiding. Police have asked residents to remain patient during their search for the gunman. -- Veronica Rocha, Times Community News Twitter: @VeronicaRochaLA
NEWS
April 30, 2012
A report of a man with a rifle near the Foothill Athletic Club on Sunday may have been the result of a prank call, police said. Someone called police about 12:25 a.m. to report seeing a man dressed in camouflage headed into a hillside with a gun near the gym on the 3900 block of Lowell Avenue, Glendale police said. Gym members denied reporting or seeing the man, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. A Los Angeles Police Department helicopter searched the hillside and made announcements over its public address system urging the man to come out, but the air crew was unable to find him. Police tried calling the reporting party, but were unable reach them, Lorenz said.
THE626NOW
December 16, 2011
A gunman with a rifle opened fire at a Southern California Edison office in Irwindale on Friday, killing two employees and wounding two others before taking his own life. One of the victims died at the scene and the other died on the way to the hospital. The conditions of the two other victims were not immediately available, said Capt. Michael Taylor of the Baldwin Park Police Department, which is helping with the investigation. A source said the gunman was also an employee at the Edison building who worked as as systems analyst.
THE818NOW
September 27, 2011
Cal State Northridge officials planned to finish their search for a possible campus gunman Tuesday afternoon and reopen the evacuated Oviatt Library. Capt. Alfredo Fernandez of the campus police department said officers are waiting for a Los Angeles Police Department bomb-sniffing dog to arrive and go through the building before reopening the library. It was evacuated at 10:27 a.m. after a staffer reported that a man in the library said he had a gun. According to a statement sent out by the university, the man was described as 5-feet-8 with short, spiky hair, and wearing jeans and a white T-shirt that read "human rights violation.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | September 7, 2011
A gunman riding a bicycle on Tuesday robbed a Glendale woman of her purse as she arrived home from visiting a friend, police said. No arrests have been made in the robbery, which occurred about 11:50 p.m. in the 600 block of East Elk Avenue, according to Glendale police reports. The man, who was riding a white bicycle, approached the woman as she exited her car, pulled a black semiautomatic pistol from his waist and pointed it at her, according to reports. He demanded that she hand over her purse, and she complied, police said.
THE818NOW
The Los Angeles Times | July 27, 2011
Los Angeles police are investigating reports Wednesday of a man with a gun near Occidental College in Eagle Rock. Officials said the department is setting up a perimeter at Google+Maps" target="_self"> Avenue 43 and Alumni Drive and will begin searching the area soon. L.A. NOW
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