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Staff Asked to Be Vigilant After Street Robbery

Employees are reminded to be vigilant around the Cedars-Sinai medical center following a street robbery on Sunday, April 7. No one was injured during the incident.

"Incidents like these are extremely rare around Cedars-Sinai," said Robert Parks, executive director of the Security Department. "We take the safety of our patients, visitors and employees very seriously."

A visitor was walking in a crosswalk at Gracie Allen Drive and George Burns Road around 4 p.m., when a suspect approached from behind and grabbed his clutch bag. The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the robbery.

Cedars-Sinai employs a number of measures to maintain a high level of security, including vehicle, bicycle, foot and canine patrols. Security personnel also coordinate closely with law enforcement.

Employees also are reminded:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • When walking to your vehicle at night, try to go with another person or in groups.
  • Security provides escort service to your car. Call ext. 3-5511, 15 minutes in advance.
  • If out after dark, try to walk in groups and on well-lit streets, even if it means going out of your way.
  • If you regularly work after 11 p.m., contact Parking to be assigned to a lot near your work location. Call ext. 3-5535.
  • Avoid listening to music or talking on the phone while out at night. It can distract you from noticing signs of danger.
  • If you see someone on campus who looks out of place or makes you feel uncomfortable, call Security at ext. 3-5511.