On Thursday, a woman with a gun entered the Kardashian family’s DASH store in Los Angeles and proceeded to threaten employees and disrupt the merchandise and displays. She also returned later in the day, this time carrying a machete, waving the weapon around and spewing threats.
On Friday, Kim Kardashian spoke out about the incident.
According to reports, the woman entered the DASH shop and pointed a gun at a worker behind the counter while yelling phrases such as “free Cuba” and “stay away from Cuba,” then knocked goods from the shelves. She left the establishment without further incident on her first visit.
The machete scene, taking place later, was captured by local media set up outside the West Hollywood shop due to earlier reports of a woman with a gun. Onlookers were surprised when the woman appeared again, this time brandishing the large machete and even threatening the cameramen and reporters (see video below).
“The Kardashians will be executed if they step on communist territory,” the machete-wielding woman screamed. “They’ll be f**king killed. Don’t mess with the Castro family.”
Kim Kardashian has now spoken out about the incident, assuring interested parties that no one was injured during either confrontation. However, she stated that everyone was “really scared” when the armed woman threatened to kill her family, as well as employees at the store, owned by Kardashian and her sisters, Kourtney and Khloé. None of the reality stars were present at the time of either incident, according to reports.
Lt. William Nash told KTLA News that affected employees were, “Understandably shaken, but no one was physically harmed at all.”
The woman with the machete was wearing a distinctive jacket with white skulls and a bandana. After threatening the news crews, she shoved the machete into the door and left the scene, Fox11 reported.
Armed police arrived on the scene shortly after the occurrence, but authorities are not believed to be treating it as attempted robbery since the woman took nothing.
Police are searching for the woman, according to Juanita Navarro of the LA County Sheriff’s Department, and said: “We want to know who she is. We want to get her off the streets.”
Kim Kardashian reported that she was held at gunpoint in her hotel room in Paris, France last October. She said five masked men stole $10 million of jewelry and accessories. The gunmen invaded the hotel and handcuffed the concierge at the luxury residence. They then forced him at gunpoint to lead them to Kardashian’s room. There, they tied up the star and locked her in the bathroom, as they proceeded to rob her suite, then make their way off on motorbikes.
Kim is turning to surrogacy in order to have a third baby with husband-singer Kanye West. The child is due at the end of January.
— FOX 11 Los Angeles (@FOXLA) September 22, 2017
A woman wielding what appeared to be a machete threatened death on the Kardashians Thursday afternoon. https://t.co/hzpe5iZngs
— NBC Los Angeles (@NBCLA) September 21, 2017
Kardashian DASH Store, Machete Wielding Woman Threatens to Kill Kardashians on Video https://t.co/w0K6vc9wiU
— TMZ (@TMZ) September 22, 2017
Armed woman sought after pointing handgun at employee, lodging machete in door at Kardashian DASH Store in WeHo https://t.co/MYuarmNx0q
— KTLA (@KTLA) September 21, 2017
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