Here is an email from Senior Lead Officer Ron Carter to residents of Sherman Oaks and Van Nuys.
Community: **(Senior Lead Officer Ron Carter/LAPD Van Nuys)** has an important message for you! **(Recent Attempt Burglary)**.
**(LAPD/Van Nuys Division)** has an important message for the community!
**(On 12/20/11 at approximately 2:15 p.m. two male African Americans, 5' 8" 150 lbs. in their 20's, wearing blu jackets, blu jeans knocked on the resident's door at the 14200 block of Gault Street and when the resident did not answer, they proceeded to the rear yard and attempted to break into the home. Police and family were called and they fled )**.