Candidate for Los Angeles mayor and U.S. Rep. Karen Bass says her residence was burglarized in a single day.
Bass mentioned Saturday afternoon that her residence had been damaged into late Friday night and two firearms had been stolen, “regardless of being safely and securely saved.”
A Bass spokesperson confirmed to the Los Angeles Instances that the weapons had been in a Brinks lock field.
No different valuables had been taken, Bass mentioned.
“It’s unnerving and, sadly, it’s one thing that far too many Angelenos have confronted,” she mentioned.
It’s unclear precisely when the break-in occurred, however Bass was in attendance and spoke on the Nationwide Hispanic Media Coalition annual Influence Awards Gala Friday night.
Bass mentioned she has been in touch with the Los Angeles Police Division.
Police haven’t launched any particular particulars in regards to the investigation, and although a press launch issued Saturday evening accommodates a number of particulars that align with the housebreaking of Bass’s residence, they’ve to date declined to positively establish that the 2 comparable burglaries are associated.
Of their press launch, police recognized the scene as being in Baldwin Vista, the place the Los Angeles Instances reported that Bass lives.
Each the press launch and Bass additionally indicated that two weapons had been stolen, whereas electronics, money and different valuables weren’t.
Police described the suspect within the Baldwin Vista housebreaking as a person who’s about 5 toes, 9 inches tall, weighs about 200 kilos and was sporting darkish clothes, a surgical masks, blue baseball cap with a white emblem, and black Asics sneakers.
Anybody with details about the LAPD press launch is requested to name Detective Colleen Stout-Ryder at 213-485-7522.
Throughout non-business hours or on weekends, calls must be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).
To report data anonymously, name Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or go on to lacrimestoppers.org.
Bass, who at the moment serves in Congress representing California’s thirty seventh congressional district, is certainly one of two remaining candidates vying for the mayor’s workplace.
She’s going through developer Rick Caruso within the upcoming November Basic Election.
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