New LA ORC Task Force Arrests 15 in 2 Weeks

Los Angeles and neighboring cities have recently experienced an increase in flash robberies. On August 21, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Commercial Crimes Division (CCD) started the Organized Retail Crime Task Force (ORCTF) in an attempt to resolve the issue.

The Task Force made 11 arrests between August 21 and August 27, and four arrests linked to flash mob robberies August 27 through August 31.

As they continue to seek out additional suspects, anyone with information about these types of incidents, or the identity of additional suspects, is asked to call the Organized Retail Crime Task Force Detective Arnold at (818) 374-9420.

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