LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Authorities today were looking for several men who robbed six taco vendors at gunpoint the night before.

The crimes occurred between 9:40 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Wednesday at various locations within the Hollywood, Rampart, Northeast and Central Divisions, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The locations targeted were:
   — in Hollywood Division, in the 5900 block of Santa Monica Boulevard, and in the 6200 block of Hollywood Boulevard;
   — in Rampart Division, in the 300 block of South Bixel Street and in the 600 block of South Union Avenue;
   — in Northeast Division, in the 1500 block of North Alvarado Boulevard; and
   — in Central Division, in the 900 block of South Broadway.

According to police, two to four suspects were involved in the crimes, described only as men in their mid-20s to early 30s who wore dark clothing.

“During each incident, the suspects approached the victims, displayed a handgun, demanded money and made their escape in a white sedan,” police said.

It was not known if the suspects were involved in other recent similar crimes.

Anyone with information on the crimes was urged to call the LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division at 213-486-6833 or 213-486-6840. Tipsters may also call 877-LAPD-247 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS; or use the website www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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