Police are investigating a Sunday afternoon robbery at a shopping center near the Santa Anita Racetrack that shook up crowds of holiday shoppers.
“There was a smash and grab,” Arcadia Police Lt. Tony Juarez said. He said more detailed information would be released later. A Santa Anita store security official also confirmed the theft.
On social media, posters showed shoppers running for cover and hiding in stores.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.