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Couple Robbed At Gunpoint Near Old Town Calabasas

CALABASAS (CBSLA) — A couple is reeling from a terrifying experience of being robbed at gunpoint in Calabasas.

The incident happened near Old Town Calabasas as the pair walked to their car on Calabasas Road around midnight. It was then that the couple was approached by at least one suspect who was armed and demanded cash, a purse, and other personal belongings.

A scuffle ensued and the victim was assaulted. He was bloodied and taken to the hospital early Sunday morning. He is expected to be okay.

"It concerns me," said Niamh Sproul, a neighbor. "I just recently moved here with a young family we specifically moved here because of the neighborhood feel the safety."

The suspect or suspects took off in a dark-colored SUV.

The LAPD is investigating and is seeking any witnesses who may have seen the incident or suspects.

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