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Arrests Made in 7-Eleven Store Robbery Spree Across SoCal in Los Angeles

Arrests Made in 7-Eleven Store Robbery Spree Across SoCal in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA: Many arrests have been made in connection with an accused robbery team that targeted Southern California 7-Eleven locations.

According to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the robberies took place over three days in the cities of Lakewood, Signal Hill, Long Beach, Compton, Carson, and Los Angeles.

One of the arrests occurred over the weekend when a deputy chance to walk in on a robbery in progress at a 7-Eleven in Carson, leading to the arrest of four suspects.

That same day, authorities executed a search warrant in an undisclosed location in Los Angeles, detaining two more adolescent males suspected of being engaged in the robberies, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department statement.

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According to the agency, a female adolescent handed herself in at the Lakewood Sheriff’s station some hours later on Sunday.

All of the suspects face robbery charges, with some also facing counts of being a child in possession of a handgun.

While deputies continue to investigate if the individuals are linked to many robberies in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas, LASD reported more arrests on Friday.

According to a statement from the Sheriff’s Information Bureau, two men and two women were detained for their alleged involvement in a “takeover robbery” at a 7-Eleven in Compton, located in the 1500 block of S. Long Beach Boulevard, at approximately 10:50 p.m.

Deputies said the armed suspect stole cash from the store during the robbery.

However, a tracking device had been placed within the cash, alerting the deputies to their whereabouts. A brief traffic stop resulted in all four arrests with no more incidents.

During their investigation, deputies reported retrieving the stolen money and two fake weapons.

They believe the four suspects are also involved in other robberies that have occurred in Southern California in recent weeks.

The suspects’ names were not disclosed. Anyone with additional information can call investigators at (310) 605-6500.

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