Los Angeles Man Robs Boost Mobile Wearing Ankle Monitor
A gunman on parole robbed a Los Angeles Boost Mobile store in broad daylight over the weekend.
The Culver City Police Department said officers were notified that Lawrence Bell, 37, entered the store and pointed a semi-automatic handgun at two employees.
Video of the robbery shows the employees waiting on a customer when a suspect wearing a hoodie and mask enters.
Bell jumped over the counter and forced both victims to the floor while he emptied the cash register.
He took $500 and fled on foot. Responding officers found a dropped set of car keys and the suspect’s vehicle one block away.
Inside the automobile was clothing worn by the masked suspect during the robbery, a driver’s license with Bell’s name, and a loaded Glock semi-automatic handgun, police said. Police also found Bell in the area.
At the time of the robbery Bell was on parole for a robbery and was wearing an ankle monitor as a condition of his parole, police said.