Crime Watch is culled from reports provided by the Santa Monica Police Department. These are arrests only. All parties are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
On Sunday, August 21 at 9:45 p.m.
An SMPD Downtown Services Unit responded to an armed robbery on the 2000 block of Ocean Ave that had occurred about 45 minutes prior. Upon arrival, the victim stated they had been sitting in front of the location when two subjects approached them and brandished a weapon. The subjects patted them down, took their belongings, and fled the location. The victims were in a state of shock and did not call the police immediately after the robbery. The investigation remains open.