Safe stolen in Hancock Park

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(CNS) — Police today sought public help to find burglars who stole a safe, believed to contain about $10 million in jewelry, cash and other items, from a Hancock Park home.

The crime occurred about 8:20 p.m. March 16 in the 200 block of South Highland Avenue, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.

Officers sent to the scene after an alarm was activated found that the home had been burglarized. According to detectives, the suspects jumped over a security gate, smashed a glass door at the side of the home and entered the residence.

“The suspects located the victim’s safe in the walk-in closet and used the rug outside of the bedroom to move the safe down the stairs and out the front door,” according to a police statement. “The victim’s safe was believed to contain personal documents, jewelry and cash valued at approximately $10 million.”

Anyone knowing more about the case was urged to call LAPD Detective Ben Black, (213) 486-6945; or (877) LAPD-24-7.

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