Safe containing $10 million stolen from LA home

Apr 2, 2012, 9:48 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles police say burglars who broke into a Hancock Park home stole a safe believed to contain $10 million in cash, jewelry and other items.

A Police Department statement Monday says investigators believe crooks jumped a security gate and smashed a glass side door to enter the home in the wealthy neighborhood on March 16.

Police say the burglars took the safe from a walk-in closet, and used a rug to move it down some stairs and out the front door. Police officers responding to a security alarm discovered the burglary.

Investigators are seeking the public’s help in catching the thieves.

The victim’s name has not been released.

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