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Garden Grove Police Department
Wednesday August 13th, 2014 :: 08:40 p.m. PDT


Home Invasion Team Strikes Twice in Garden Grove


Monday, August 11, 2014, 3:45 PM—Merello
Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 1100 AM- Hewitt

Suspects: 3 to 4 male blacks wearing black clothing and jackets.. One of the suspects was seen wearing gold-framed aviator sunglasses and distinctive high top black basketball type shoes with white soles. He is between 20-30 years old, 6-0 tall and heavy set between 240-270 lbs.

1st Robbery- 13500 Block of Merello

Garden Grove Police officers were sent to investigate a home invasion robbery that was reported by the homeowner 3 teenaged children were home alone when they heard a knock at the front door. They looked outside and saw two males at the door with flowers. The males indicated they were trying to make a flower delivery. The youngsters opened the door, and immediately three male blacks entered with guns. The suspects did leave with property from the victims, but we are not releasing those details yet

2nd Robbery –8500 Block of Hewitt

3 Male blacks, entered the gated complex on foot holding a large bouquet of balloons. The suspects entered the south end unit through the open overhead garage door that was left intentionally opened by the victims for fresh air. The suspects asked for valuables. The victims- 3 adults and 2 children were zip tied and then pushed into a closet until the suspects left. A witness told officers that they saw the suspects leave carrying the balloons.

We are asking for the public’s help in providing any information about these crimes or the suspects. Please contact the Garden Grove Police Department at 714-741-5800.

Garden Grove Police Department
11301 Acacia Pkwy
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Emergency: 9-1-1

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