As many as three crews of goldsnatchers could be operating in the area.
The EastsiderLA reports that the LAPD's Northeast Division has issued a warning to residents.
The robbers are running up to victims and snatching their gold chains.
The most recent incident happened on Wednesday in Highland Park at the corner of Figueroa Street and 43rd Avenue.
There was also an incident near Heliotrope Drive and Santa Monica Boulevard on Saturday, Oct. 22.