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2 vintage motorcycles worth $1.5 million stolen from Bel-Air home

Los Angeles police are searching for brazen home-invasion robbers who broke into a Bel-Air estate over the weekend and made off with two vintage motorcycles.

Police estimate the motorcycles were worth  $1.5 million. According to KTLA News, one was made in 1914 and the other in 1952.

The robbery occurred around 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the 900 block of Linda Flora Drive in Bel-Air Estates, police said. The two men kicked opened the front door, awakening a couple inside, tying up the husband and ordering his wife to stay in bed, police said.

They fled in a "Rent Me for $19" van.

Anyone with information can call West Los Angeles robbery division detectives at (310) 444-1540. During non-business hours, tipsters can call (877) 527-3247.

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Photo: Police tape at front door of Bel-Air home. Credit: KTLA News.

 
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