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News Release

Monday, October 4, 2004

Media Relations

Brink's Armored Truck Extortion

 

Los Angeles: The Robbery-Homicide Division of the Los Angeles Police Department are investigating the theft of United States currency from the Brink’s Armored Truck Company.

On October 3, 2004, at approximately 6:45p.m., Robbery-Homicide Division Detectives were advised of an extortion involving a Brink’s armored truck driver.

Robbery-Homicide Detectives were advised that the employees of the armored truck had delivered an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency to a waiting four door, black, Dodge pick-up truck with tinted windows located in the area of the area of San Pedro and 29th Street. The vehicle was last observed eastbound 29th Street.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to call Robbery-Homicide Detectives, at 213-485-0780. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news advisory was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.