U.S. Secret Service member robbed at gunpoint in California during Biden trip

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A U.S. Secret Service worker was robbed astatine gunpoint successful Tustin, California, portion President Biden was successful the authorities for a glitzy Los Angeles fundraiser Saturday night.

The Secret Service subordinate was returning from a enactment assignment, according to Secret Service spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi, and fired his work limb during the robbery, but it's "unknown if the assailants were struck," Guglielmi said. The worker sustained nary injuries. The Secret Service said the transgression probe remains unfastened and active. Scripps News archetypal reported the robbery.

A root acquainted with the probe said the Secret Service serviceman was operating successful a enactment capableness during Mr. Biden's California trip, but helium was off-duty astatine the clip of the incidental and was not a portion of Mr. Biden's protective detail. 

The Tustin Police Department said officers responded to a telephone regarding the robbery conscionable aft 9:30 p.m. and discovered the Secret Service employee's container was stolen astatine gunpoint and confirmed that an officer-involved shooting had taken place.

The section said that the suspects person not been located, but there's nary known menace to the public. A 2004-2006 metallic Infiniti was seen leaving the country wherever the robbery took place, and constabulary are seeking assistance from the nationalist successful identifying the perpetrators. Since the robbery, immoderate of the victim's belongings were recovered by officers. 

Democrats raised a grounds $30 cardinal implicit the play astatine the Los Angeles lawsuit that included a moderated speech with President Biden and erstwhile President Obama, and an array of stars including Julia Roberts, Barbra Streisand, Sheryl Lee Ralph, George Clooney, Jason Bateman and Jimmy Kimmel.

Nicole Sganga

Nicole Sganga is simply a CBS News newsman covering homeland information and justice.

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