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News Release

Thursday, November 4, 1999

Media Relations

Cargo Container Stolen From Business

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Thursday, November 4, 1999

Cargo Container Stolen From Business

On Thursday, November 4, 1999, at approximately 2:00 A.M., Burglary-Auto Division Cargo Hijack Detectives, responded to a robbery that occurred around midnight in the 300 block of West "C" Street in the Wilmington Area. A security officer at a trucking business was accosted by two male Hispanics in their 20's who brandished handguns and tied up the security officer. The suspects then stole a cargo container loaded with electric equipment worth approximately $300,000 and fled the location. The victim was not injured.

The cargo container is gray with a Tennessee license plate of Z42029.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Burglary Auto Detectives Robert Rivera or Sal Gallegos at (213) 485-2524.

Any inquiries should be directed to Media Relations Section at (213) 485-3586.








For Release 11:12 am PST
November 4, 1999



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