Men rob woman of purse in South El Monte

SOUTH EL MONTE — Two men used a gun to rob a woman of her purse Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
Deputies responded to a report of a robbery about 12:10 p.m. at Klingerman Street and Portrero Avenue, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Tom McNeal said.
A woman was standing near a lunch truck when she was approached by to robbers described as Latino men in their 20s, the lieutenant said. One of the was armed with a gun.
After robbing the woman of her purse, the men were last seen driving east on Garvey Avenue in a black Honda, he said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s Temple Station.

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