Black Friday in Los Angeles County marred by multiple smash-and-grab robberies

A citywide tactical alert was lifted Saturday, Nov. 27, after a Black Friday marred by several more smash-and-grab robberies across Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles Police Department issued the alert Friday night and called it off at around 2 a.m. Saturday. The department defines a tactical alert as enabling all available officers to respond to a criminal incident if necessary. As of 3:30 p.m. Saturday, the LAPD had not confirmed how many robberies took place on Friday, but KCAL9 reported that six smash-and-grab robberies took place in areas including the Fairfax district, Beverly Grove and Hancock Park. Additionally, a Home Depot in Lakewood was hit by a group of multiple suspects who took about $400 in tools that might have been intended for use in other planned robberies. A
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