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Burglars Knock Man Out of Wheelchair, Ransack Apartment

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating three burglars who were allegedly involved in knocking a man out of his wheelchair and ransacking his Palmdale apartment.

The three suspected burglars were seen on elevator surveillance video from the apartment complex, in the 38800 block of 4th Street East, knocked on the victim’s door around 2 p.m. Aug. 31.

When he answered, two men knocked him to the ground, rummaged through his bedroom and took his cell phone, a mini-safe, ID and $1000 in cash.

The third suspect, a woman, held the elevator door open to help the two men escape.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detective Gilbert at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Palmdale Station at 661-272-2446.

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