Home Depot

Large Group Steals Merchandise From Lakewood Home Depot

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LAPD is on tactical alert after several spots in LA County are robbed on Black Friday. Robert Kovacik reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Nov. 26, 2021.

A large group of teenagers raided a Home Depot in Lakewood Friday night, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. 

LAPD issued a citywide tactical alert after other robberies occurred in the LA area.

At approximately 7:55 p.m., a group of about eight young adults entered the store located on 5000 Hardwick St. and left with tools like sledgehammers, wrenches and hammers, according to LASD. 

The thieves fled in about 10 vehicles and drove away in different directions. 

On Saturday morning, police announced four arrests were made that may be related to the case.

No injuries have been reported.