Police calls surge with crime spree

On Aug. 14, 1985, The Times re­por­ted that San Fernando Val­ley res­id­ents frightened by the bru­tal at­tacks of the so-called “Val­ley In­truder,” are phoning po­lice with false sight­ings of prowl­ers and with ques­tions about form­ing neigh­bor­hood watch groups and se­cur­ing their homes.

Published: Aug. 14, 1985
Sources: Los Angeles Times
Credits: Maloy Moore, Mark McGonigle

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