Crime Report

Manhattan Beach

Grand theft

A man was arrested after reportedly stealing a laptop computer in the 300 block of The Strand on Nov. 12. The victim was moving duffel bags from his garage to his house when the suspect reportedly stole the computer from one of the duffel bags.

Residential burglary

Watches, jewelry, purses and other other personal items were stolen from a home tented for fumigation in the 700 block of 27th Street between Nov. 10 and 12.

A male suspect was arrested while reportedly burglarizing a home in the 3000 block of Oak Ave. on Nov. 10. The suspect broke into the home while the victims were gone.

An electric bicycle was stolen when the suspect(s) entered from an open garage door at a home in the 300 block of 21st Place.

Car burglary

Wallets and cell phones were stolen from a car using a hidden access key in the El Porto parking lot on Nov. 8. A stolen debit card was later used to make a fraudulent purchase.

An unlocked truck was burglarized in the 1100 block of Manhattan Beach Boulevard on Nov. 11. A backpack with a cell phone, debit card and other miscellaneous items was stolen.

Redondo Beach

Commercial burglary

Three male suspects reportedly burglarized a business in the 2800 block of Artesia Blvd. on Nov. 14. Officers responded to the location after an audible alarm was activated. The glass front door was smashed when they arrived and the suspects had fled. The suspects stole prescription medication and fled eastbound across Kingsdale Avenue out of sight.

Residential burglary

A home burglary was interrupted in the 600 block of Knob Hill Ave. on Nov. 14. The suspects smashed the rear glass door and then ransacked the residence. When the homeowner arrived, he believed he heard footsteps upstairs and called 911. When officers arrived, they set up a containment and a K9 was requested. A check of the interior was met with negative results, according to police, and the CSI process of the location was completed.

Hermosa Beach

Fraud

Suspect reportedly did not do the work he was paid to do in the 700 block of Pacific Coast Highway on Oct. 26.

A forged check was cashed in the 100 block of Pier Plaza on Aug. 8.

Contact this reporter at mhixon@tbrnews.com or on Twitter @michaeljhixon.com.

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