Several masked suspects robbed a jewelry store today in the Valley Village area near North Hollywood.
The crime occurred about 12:50 p.m. at Valley Discount Jewelers, 12119 Magnolia Blvd., according to Los Angeles police Lt. M. Gardner of the North Hollywood Station.
There were no injuries in the heist, Gardner reported.
According to unconfirmed reports, four men wearing Halloween "skull" masks committed a smash-and-grab robbery using hammers and pepper spray, and escaped in a silver car driven by an accomplice.
--City News Service