The following incidents were taken from police reports.
100 block of East Orange Grove Avenue: A 36-year-old Simi Valley man
reported he was punched by a 37-year-old man from Simi Valley in a
parking structure at 3:20 a.m. Sunday. The man said he was hit as he was
leaving the movie theater. The men were acquaintances and apparently had
problems in the past, police said. The alleged victim -- who made the
report to police Monday -- was treated at the scene by paramedics. He
received five stitches for a cut over his left eye and also had a cut
cheek and a black eye, police said. No arrests were made.
MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH
1211 N. San Fernando Blvd.: An armed man got away with $200 after
robbing Marie Calender’s restaurant at 4:10 p.m. Sunday, police said. The
man approached the cash register holding a handgun and demanded money,
police said. When the cashier opened the register, the man grabbed all
the cash and ran off, police said.
448 N. Sixth St.: A 14-year-old Burbank boy was arrested on suspicion
of battery and attempted petty theft at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. The boy
allegedly pushed a customer at Hillside Market who was trying to help an
employee stop the boy from stealing several packs of bubble gum. The
customer, a 22-year-old Burbank man, received a three-inch cut to his
hand and a smaller cut to his elbow when the boy pushed him to the ground
outside the market. The boy was cited and released to his parents.
SOUTH SAN FERNANDO DISTRICT
200 block of West Elmwood Avenue: At 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, a
39-year-old Burbank man reported someone placed two plastic containers
containing flammable liquid underneath his car. The man said the
containers were placed next to a lit cigarette and a pack of matches.
Investigators said they have no suspects and do not know whether the
device was purposely placed under the man’s car. The car was not damaged.
2311 N. Hollywood Way: A 13-year-old Burbank boy was arrested on
suspicion of petty theft at 5:05 p.m. Wednesday, police said. The boy
allegedly tried to steal $35 worth of adult magazines from Fry’s
Electronics. Store security officers followed the boy outside where the
magazines were found tucked inside his pants, police said. The boy was
cited and released to his parents.
2424 W. Magnolia Blvd.: A man wearing a ski mask and possibly using a
handgun stole $150 in cash from MGM Cleaners at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday,
police said. The man approached an employee and asked where the money
was, police said. When she turned around, the man had his arm extended
with the shirt pulled over one of his hands. Unsure if the man had a
weapon, the employee opened the register and the man grabbed the money,