A report of a shooting at the Westfield Topanga Mall in Canoga Park proved to be false, but police arrested 2 people on robbery charges.
A report of a shooting at the Westfield Topanga Mall in Canoga Park proved to be false, but police did wind up arresting two people, Los Angeles police said.
The alleged incident at the mall in the 6600 block of Topanga Canyon Boulevard was reported at 3:12 p.m Sunday, police said.
Police responded to the mall and found no evidence of a shooting, However, officers did arrest two suspects expected to be booked on charges of robbery and/or grand theft, according to the LAPD.
No injuries were reported.
This isn’t the first time false reports of a shooting at the mall have occurred. In 2017, police responded in force to shots fired reports, but the incident turned out to be a minor smash-and-grab theft case with no known weapon involved.
Two suspects were also taken into custody during that case, according to the LAPD.