Watch stolen from person in possible armed robbery at Beverly Center shopping mall, LAPD says

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Thursday, April 28, 2022
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LAPD took a person into custody following a possible armed robbery and suspect search at a popular high-end shopping center.

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles police took a person into custody following a possible armed robbery and suspect search at a popular high-end shopping center.

The suspect took the victim's watch before running into the Beverly Center shopping mall in the area of La Cienega Boulevard and Beverly Boulevard shortly after 1 p.m., according to LAPD.

Police believe the suspect may have been armed. It was not clear if a weapon was found during the arrest.

The victim was not hurt, according to LAPD.

There are no reports of a shooting, though some panic was spreading among shoppers initially.

No further details were immediately known.

This is a developing story. Updated information will be added when it becomes available.