Home-Invasion Robbers Pose as Sheriff’s Deputies, Strike South L.A. Home

Authorities are searching for a pair of home-invasion robbers who posed as sheriff’s deputies in the Westmont area of South Los Angeles Thursday.

Authorities investigate a home-invasion robbery in South Los Angeles on Oct. 27, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

Authorities investigate a home-invasion robbery in South Los Angeles on Oct. 27, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

The robbery occurred in the 1300 block of West 87th Street about 3:40 p.m., Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Martinez said.

Two men wearing sheriff’s vests and carrying assault rifles went to the home and then robbed it, Martinez said.

The robbers, who were only described as black men, then fled in a white van, Martinez said.

No injuries were reported.

KTLA’s Stephen Acosta contributed to this report.