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WaMu Bank Robbed Near The Grove

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Police close off Ogden Dr. at Beverly Blvd. | Photo by Julie Wolfson/LAist

If you were wondering why streets are shut down and a helicopter is circling above near The Grove, it was a bank robbery at a Washington Mutual, according to Officer Lee at the LAPD. The suspect fled prompting a dragnet in the area. An LAist tipster said Ogden Drive was closed down between Beverly Blvd. and Oakwood Ave.