LAPD releases ‘Follow Home Task Force’ after series of robberies

The Los Angeles Police Department On Tuesday evening, he announced the formation of a new working group affiliated with “Following the Homeland” in response to “continued.” crime trend Follow up on home burglaries.

Police said the suspects target victims in affluent areas of Los Angeles before following them into a secluded area, such as a parking lot or home, and robbing them.

One of the home burglaries ended in murder on November 23, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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“Due to the unfortunate events, the chief of police ordered the chief of detectives to immediately implement the Homeland Follow-up work team,” the ministry wrote. The task force will consist of 20 detectives from the Robbery and Homicide Division and other departments within the Los Angeles Police Department.

Security footage shows a pair of rude thieves with their rifles approaching diners at a Los Angeles sidewalk café.

Security footage shows a pair of rude thieves with their rifles approaching diners at a Los Angeles sidewalk café.
(no cream cafe)

The formation of the task force comes less than a month after the release of the LAPD Community alert on these crimes.

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“These burglaries were intended to include expensive jewelry, including watches and necklaces, as well as expensive handbags,” the warning said. Victims were also targeted based on the type of vehicle they were driving.

LAPD vehicle

LAPD vehicle
(Los Angeles Police Department)

Police said they learned of the trend as a result of the “recent increase in violent street robberies”.

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The department achieves more than 110 thefts Los Angeles police said, last week, that it includes at least six different street gangs, with victims being tracked home.

In September, the Los Angeles Police Department increased patrols in the area around Melrose Avenue after an upsurge in armed robberies and other violent incidents. in a one incident In a video, a pair of cafe-goers approached a sidewalk cafe with rifles and stole their shopping bags.

Greg Norman and Luis Casciano of Fox News contributed to this report.

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