Armed Robber Takes Cash from Man on Westmount Drive

Sheriff’s deputies with man robbed in front of 705 Westmount Drive. (Photo by Jim Garrecht / ANG News)

At approximately 2 a.m. Sunday, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported armed robbery in front of 705 Westmount Drive near Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood.

The victim reported he was approached by a man armed with a revolver who demanded cash and property. The victim reported the suspect had a getaway driver waiting in a white four door sedan.

The robber took an unknown amount of money. The suspect was last seen fleeing down Melrose Avenue towards Robertson Boulevard.

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Patricia Edwards
Patricia Edwards
2 years ago

#Thugpocalypse

fine7760
2 years ago

We rid our selves of the House of Blues, a venue that appealed to low lifes from outside of West Hollywood. There now appears to be a similar venue located in the old studio one LaPeer side. If one passes there on Monday night at about 2AM they will not only see the street blocked by double parked vehicles and patrons roaming in the street. One will also see numerous Sheriff units parked along the block between Santa Monica and Melrose. I believe it was those units I saw racing down Robertson and up Westmont Dr. Then there are those… Read more »

Delilah
Delilah
2 years ago

Just once I’d love to read that these thugs attempted to hold someone up, who in turn pulled out a gun and shot them dead on the spot. And this is coming from a staunch Democrat / liberal. Sick to death of these lowlifes getting away with this BS.

B
B
2 years ago

These same guys pulled up next to me while I was walking home from the bars and did the same thing… I was at La cienega and Santa Monica. I ended up bolting away without giving them anything. They shot at me then sped off…. WTF.

Liz
Liz
2 years ago

So glad to hear the victim was safe at least, but truly awful. Those who don’t read the crime reports regularly don’t realize how extremely common this sadly is (and has been since I moved into the neighborhood over 10 years ago), and more *has* to be done to stop this. People are robbed regularly on the streets here regardless of whether you’re a man or a woman, regardless of whether you’re alone or with someone else, regardless of how busy the area is, and regardless of how late it is. None of those are deterrents. And they often hit… Read more »