On November 6, 2020, at 8:45 PM, Officers received a radio call of an armed robbery in progress at Trader Joes, located at 9290 Culver Blvd. Officer’s arrived on scene within seconds, however, the suspect had already fled the location.
The investigation revealed that the suspect entered the store and approached the manager who was in the process of conducting a money transfer. The suspect pointed a firearm at the manager and demanded money. After robbing the manager, the suspect approached four separate cashiers at gunpoint and demanded money from their respective registers. The cashiers complied, and the suspect then exited the store and ran towards the parking structure where he entered an unknown type vehicle, white in color and fled the location.
Suspect: Male Black, 20 to 30 years of age, approximately 6’00, thin build, wearing a dark blue hoodie and black pants.
Suspect Vehicle: Unknown, white, 4-door Sedan.
Weapon Used: Black, Semi-automatic handgun.
Property Taken: Approximately $1,000 in US Currency
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Lt. Andrew Bellante at 310-253-6316.
Culver City Police Department