The incident took place at approximately 8 p.m. local time in Lakewood, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Deputy Miguel Meza told CNN. Lakewood is a city in Los Angeles County.
The thieves made off with hammers, sledgehammers, crowbars and other tools. After grabbing the items, they ran out of the store and got into a getaway car parked outside, Meza said.
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department did not have details about the getaway vehicle nor the number of items stolen Friday night at the Home Depot store, but are investigating.