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August 27, 1992| The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies between Aug. 17 and Aug. 23:

Atwater Village

Brunswick Avenue, 4200 block--Money and video equipment valued at $2,060 were stolen from a house between 11:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Aug. 20.

Brunswick Avenue, 4200 block--Jewelry and video equipment valued at $1,470 were stolen from an unlocked house between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Aug. 21.

Brunswick Avenue, 4400 block--Thieves entered an apartment through an unlocked window and stole jewelry and a TV valued at $1,570 between 6:30 and 9 p.m. Aug. 22.


San Luis Rey Drive, 1200 block--A Kashmir silk rug, cordless phone, clock, tapestry and three Oriental rugs valued together at $5,760 were stolen from an unoccupied house for sale between Aug. 16 and 21.

Burchett Street, 300 block--A woman died in her condominium on Aug. 17 or 18, apparently by suicide.

Mariposa Street and Palmer Avenue--A woman sitting on a street corner with her clothing off was arrested for indecent exposure at 1:45 p.m. Aug. 20. The woman said she removed her clothes because of the hot weather.

Riverside Drive, 1500 block--Burglars broke into a business on Aug. 20 or 21 and stole five telephones, a fax machine and other office equipment of unknown value.

North Glendale Avenue, 400 block--A robber used a note to persuade a Sanwa Bank teller to give him $620 at 12:50 p.m. Aug. 21.

Brand Boulevard and Eulalia Street--A woman walking down the street with another woman at 9:15 p.m. Aug. 21 reported that a man walked up behind them and attempted to steal her purse at gunpoint. The man fired the gun and broke the purse strap but fled without the purse and was not apprehended.

North Central Avenue, 600 block--Thieves broke the sliding glass door of Dennis Pharmacy on Aug. 21 or 22, pried open a locked cabinet and stole prescription drugs of unknown value.

North Glendale Avenue, 200 block--Ten juveniles with backpacks entered Sportmart at 3:45 p.m. Aug. 22, created a disturbance and stole numerous pairs of shoes. Three of the juveniles were detained by police.

West Colorado Street, 600 block--Two street robberies were committed by three men who jumped out of an older American car early Saturday morning. An elderly couple on a walk at 6:30 a.m. Aug. 22 were treated for minor injuries after one young man hit both of them in the face, getting away with $3. Another man was robbed of $30 by the other two men in the car at 6:50 a.m. One of the men appeared to have a gun concealed under a jacket, the victim reported.

South Brand Boulevard, 1400 block--Custom tires and wheels valued at $4,480 were taken from four new cars at Los Feliz Ford on Aug. 22 or 23.

La Crescenta

Markridge Road, 2900 block--A toolbox and tools valued at $481 were stolen from an unlocked garage on Aug. 17 or 18.

Foothill Boulevard, 2500 block--A thief possibly used a key to enter Giovanni's Restaurant on Aug. 19 or 20 and steal $300 cash from a drawer.

Eagle Rock

Colorado Boulevard, 1700 block--Burglars stole video equipment and a telephone valued at $1,250 from a home on Aug. 18 or 19.

Colorado Boulevard, 1100 block--A person walking in an alley at 1:15 p.m. Aug. 19 was struck on the head by a man during a robbery attempt.

West La Loma Road--Thieves cut a padlock off a commercial building and stole tools valued at $2,610 on Aug. 19 or 20.

North Figueroa Street, 6700 block--Three men brandishing firearms walked into a bar at 11:45 p.m. Aug. 19, fired three shots and fled with $1,703 cash.

Townsend Avenue, 4900 block--Two men ran up behind a woman on the street at 3:50 p.m. Aug. 20, snatched her purse and contents valued at $80, and pushed her to the ground.

Echo Park

Scott Street and Sargent Place--Two men with a handgun robbed a woman of her purse valued at $1,000 and fled in the victim's vehicle at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20.

Lucretia Street, 1500 block--A TV and jewelry valued at $1,378 were stolen from an apartment between 7 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20.

Everett Street, 1000 block--Four men armed with knives robbed a person in a parking facility of a wallet and contents valued at $250 at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 22.

Highland Park

York Boulevard, 4700 block--Burglars smashed through the ceiling of a market on Aug. 16 or 17 and stole money and firearms valued at $2,000.

Irvington Place, 5000 block--A woman reported that she was raped in a car by a man who had offered her a ride home at 1:45 a.m. Aug. 17.

York Boulevard, 5900 block--Two men pried open the rear door of a construction site and stole tools valued at $3,660 between 1 and 6 p.m. Aug. 17.

North Figueroa Street, 5500 block--A man with a revolver robbed a store employee of $900 cash at 7:45 p.m. Aug. 18.

Avenue 65 and Elgin Street--Two men in a car pulled alongside a woman walking on the sidewalk, and one brandished an assault weapon and demanded her purse at 10:45 a.m. Aug. 19. She gave them the purse and money valued at $280.

Nolden and Buchanan streets--Two men armed with a shotgun robbed a person on the sidewalk of jewelry valued at $150 at 11 a.m. Aug. 19.

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