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Secret Service Agent Robbed at Gunpoint in Tustin During Biden's SoCal Visit

U.S Secret Service Agent Robbed at Gunpoint in Tustin
U.S Secret Service Agent Robbed at Gunpoint in Tustin

In an unexpected and alarming incident, a U.S. Secret Service agent was robbed at gunpoint in Tustin, California, over the weekend. This occurred while President Joe Biden was in the state for a high-profile campaign event.

The robbery took place on Saturday night at the Tustin Fields I Residential community. According to a statement from the Secret Service, the agent was returning from a work assignment when the incident happened. In a bid to defend himself, the agent discharged his service weapon, but it remains unclear if the assailants were struck. Fortunately, the agent did not sustain any injuries.

Details about the suspects involved have not been released, leaving many questions about their identity and motives. The Tustin Police Department is urging anyone with information to contact Detective Melendrez at 714-573-3372 or via email at

This incident unfolded during President Biden's trip to Los Angeles, where he attended a star-studded fundraiser at the Peacock Theater. The event featured appearances by notable celebrities such as George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Barbra Streisand, and Jimmy Kimmel.

Despite the glitz and glamour of the evening, the event was also marked by protests from pro-Palestinian activists expressing their discontent with the administration's policies regarding Israel and Gaza.

The Biden-Harris campaign reported a record-breaking $30 million raised from this single fundraiser, highlighting the event's significance despite the surrounding controversies.

As the investigation into the robbery continues, the focus remains on ensuring the safety and security of all involved in such high-stakes environments. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the risks faced by those charged with protecting the nation's leaders.

Source: FOX LA


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