Two Men Allegedly Steal Deliveries From La Crescenta Family

The suspects apparently removed two delivered packages from a La Crescenta family's doorstep.

Two unknown men allegedly stole two packages--one containing a Pottery Barn baby bassinet--from a La Crescenta doorstep, according to the Los.

A nanny who was working at the home in the 2400 Block of Cross Street reported that two men apparently took the boxes sometime between 11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Dec. 10, according to the crime report. 

The witness told authorities that two boxes were delivered to the home. Before she could reach the boxes two men ran to the front of the residence, grabbed the boxes and went inside a green sedan and drove away. A full suspect description was not immediately availale. 

Items inside the packages included a mattress cover from Amazon.com, a Pottery Barn toy box and Pottery Barn bassinet. Total damages were estimated $110. 

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ROBERT E. FISHBACK December 19, 2012 at 05:47 PM
I am sure they have this program out there like we do here..a neighborhood watch cooperative effort. Had there been one in that neighborhood, someone might have taken note of the green car with two men sitting in it (probably) and would be able to jot down the license number. etc. It makes me wonder how those guys seemed to know a delivery was going to be made. Maybe an "inside" job.
ROBERT E. FISHBACK December 19, 2012 at 06:02 PM
Forgot to suggest you might ask neighbors in area about two men and a green car. They may have noticed but do not know they stole packages. Two guys sitting in a car for a period of time would sure get my attention...Good Luck b
Donna Roberts December 19, 2012 at 07:04 PM
These guys must be pretty bold as the house was only a short distance away from the CV Sheriff's Station. Also, most of the street is not visible from most of the homes on Cross Street, so it is not strange that these guys weren't spotted.
Denise December 20, 2012 at 01:14 AM
They follow the delivery trucks!!! & wait. They are not really hanging around long enough to be spotted. The delivery guys should also be trained to be observant of being followed. The practice of 'leaving' packages in the first place is just wrong & very expensive to all of us in the long term.
Donna Roberts December 20, 2012 at 01:24 AM
Agreed, Denise. Many times the recipient is home and the delivery person cannot be bothered to even ring the bell or wait until someone opens the door. A lot of this problem lies squarely on their shoulders and they should be held accountable.


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