Victims robbed of jewelry outside luxury hotel in downtown LA

Two victims were robbed of expensive jewelry in the valet area outside a luxury hotel in downtown Los Angeles overnight, officials said.

Just before 1 a.m. Tuesday at the Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown, located at the intersection of 7th and Figueroa streets, two victims were in the valet area when suddenly, a dark-colored BMW pulled up. Two men armed with guns then exited the vehicle and began robbing the victims. 

A security guard jumped in to help but ended up having a gun pointed at them.

The victims were robbed of all their jewelry including expensive watches, bracelets and necklaces.

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Investigators were working to determine whether the victims were followed to the hotel in what would be another follow-home robbery case in Los Angeles County.

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A detailed description of the suspects was not available.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the LAPD. 

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