Los Angeles Nordstrom robbed for handbags, security guard assaulted: reports


Authorities in Los Angeles responded Wednesday to a robbery at a Nordstrom location in Canoga Park that resulted in the theft of expensive purses, reports said.

The brazen robbery occurred at about 7 p.m.– while people were getting in their last-minute shopping before Thanksgiving. A security guard was sprayed in the face with an unknown substance during the incident.

Fox 11 reported that the incident occurred at the Westfield Topanga & The Village at about 7 p.m. The report said the security guard is expected to be OK. The five suspects reportedly took off in a gray Ford Mustang.

The robbery sparked a major police response. ABC 7 reported that up to eight expensive purses were stolen in the robbery. One suspect was wearing an orange wig, the report said.

Earlier this week, a group of thieves smashed windows with a sledgehammer and other tools at a luxury mall in the city. Officers…

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