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Manhunt

In Kobe Bryant's Neighborhood

12/9/2009 1:43 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

 Kobe BryantKobe Bryant's upscale neighborhood in Newport Beach was a dangerous place to be last night -- cops believe several gun-toting henchmen broke into a home near Kobe's place, roughed up a few residents and then ran from police.

Newport Beach police tell TMZ they suspect five men -- armed with handguns -- broke into one home, struck three residents over the head and then tried to rob them.

After a 911 call was made by someone in the backyard, cops arrived and arrested three of the men -- the other two got away and are still on the run.

We haven't been able to verify if Kobe was home at the time.

After the two men escaped, cops authorized an automated phone system to call every home in the neighborhood -- warning residents to be on the lookout for two armed men.

The call also instructed people to lock their doors and windows and call 911 immediately if they suspected anything fishy.


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1.

mitch myers    

first?

1758 days ago
2.

Chucky    

Posted at 12:07PM on Dec 9th 2009 by Tina

Or Tina, You could just take a stiff one up the bum.

1758 days ago
3.

lalaland    

"warning residents to be on the lookout for two armed men"

No doubt two black guys.

1758 days ago
4.

Mikey    

Kobe was no doubt out whoring with Tiger last night.

1758 days ago
5.

Brett Hemphill    

UPDATE FROM www.newportmesadailyvoice.com

Three arrested in armed home invasion robbery
DateWednesday, December 9, 2009 at 8:46AM

Newport Beach police officers arrested three men suspected of an armed home invasion robbery in a Newport Coast gate-guarded community and are looking for two additional suspects.

Mickael Andre, 36 of Los Angeles; Antoine Bashiri Boyd, 31 of Los Angeles; and Peter Joseph Paturzo, 44 of Mission Viejo were ....
MORE AT http://www.tmz.com/2009/12/09/manhunt-in-kobe-bryants-neighborhood/#comments

1758 days ago
6.

John    

TMZ- Remember this: http://www.tmz.com/2007/03/27/undercover-brother-crashes-250-000-ferrari/

Well, the owner of the car was David Sadek and that is who's house was broken into. Also, his car was torched on Thanksgiving in front of his house.

Source: http://www.ocregister.com/news/house-223225-police-one.html

1758 days ago
7.

John    

Correction to my last comment, Daniel not David.

1758 days ago
8.

Simone    

It was a complicated situation...

1758 days ago
9.

MIKEY    

Hispanic gangs are on the loose in California, no doubt a posse of M-13's targeting rich people communities. Happens everyday.

1758 days ago
10.

jokerface    

He can "rape" me anyday ;).

1758 days ago
11.

Elishia Windfohr    

I am a resident of Newport Beach, seriously it's crazy to even think to have to lock our doors. But since seeing security sleeping all the time i think we just might have to, theives stay out of Newport Beach!

Elishia Windfohr

1757 days ago
12.

jahnuts    

YAWN!!!

1757 days ago

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