Secret Service agent robbed during Biden’s trip to LA

The agent was robbed at gunpoint the same day that Biden held a major fundraiser in southern California.

A U.S. Secret Service agent was robbed at gunpoint while President Joe Biden was in Los Angeles for a fundraising event over the weekend.

The incident occurred in a residential community in Tustin, located about an hour’s drive southeast of Los Angeles, as the agent was returning from work on Saturday night.


Driving the news: The agent had his bag stolen at gunpoint, but he was not injured. 

  • During the confrontation, the agent fired his gun. It is unknown if anyone was shot.
  • Authorities from the Tustin Police Department were notified of the robbery shortly after 9:30 p.m., and as of Monday, they had not yet located a suspect. 
  • Some of the stolen belongings were recovered in the area, and a silver Infiniti FX35 was reportedly seen leaving the scene.
  • There have not been any suspects identified yet. 
  • The incident took place on the same day that Biden and former President Barack Obama attended a fundraising event in Los Angeles, raising over $30 million for Biden’s reelection campaign.
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