2 Boys Arrested In Suspected Attempted Carjacking, Armed Robbery – Patch.com

CULVER CITY, CA Police arrested two boys on suspicion of attempted carjacking and armed robbery in Culver City, authorities announced Sunday.

The incident happened about 4:10 p.m. Saturday in the Pier One Imports parking lot at 11140 Jefferson Blvd., near Sepulveda Boulevard, Culver City police said.

According to police, the victim was putting items into his car when he was approached by the boys, whose ages were not disclosed. One allegedly pointed a handgun at his head and demanded his car keys. After telling them he didn't have them, they demanded his credit card, which he handed over, and they fled.

Responding officers were notified that the credit card had been used at the Macy's at the Westfield Culver City mall, police said. The officers went to that area and saw two boys walking in the parking lot, matching the description given by the victim. When they saw the officers, one allegedly tossed a loaded gun beside a parked vehicle. They were then taken into custody.

The victim positively identified them, police said. Officers also reportedly found the man's credit card on one of the suspects.

Two teenagers and a boy estimated to be about 12 years-old carjacked an SUV from a Culver City dealership at knifepoint Thursday at 7 p.m. at Mike Miller Toyota at 9077 Washington Blvd., and police were asking for help locating the trio.

According to police, the teens got into a blue, two-door 2020 Toyota CHR with Culver City Toyota paper plates and attempted to steal the vehicle from the parking lot, the Culver City Police Department reported.

An employee confronted the three and was nearly stabbed.

One suspect was described as a Latino male approximately 18 years old who was last seen wearing a baseball hat, a white T-shirt, blue shorts and a tattoo of three dots under his eye.

The other suspect was described as a male approximately 18 years old who was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt and black pants.

The boy, approximately 12 years old, was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and black shorts.

Culver City police asked anyone with information regarding the carjacking to call them at 310-253-6300.

- City News Service and Patch Editors Nicole Charky and Paige Austin contributed to this report.

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