Los Angeles mayoral candidate Rep. Karen Bass, who was on President Joe Biden’s shortlist of running mates in 2020, said her home was burgled Friday night and two guns were stolen.
“Last night I got home and found that my home had been broken into and burgled. The LAPD was called and I appreciate their assistance,” Bass said in a statement. “At this time, it appears he only had two firearms stolen, even though they were safely and securely stored. No cash, electronics or other valuables were found,” Bass said in a statement. continued.
“It’s disturbing and, unfortunately, something that too many Angelenos have faced,” she said.
of los angeles mayoral election He pitted Buss against real estate developer Rick Caruso to replace Mayor Eric Garcetti, whose term is limited. If elected in November, Bass will become the first woman and first black woman in America to lead her second-largest city.
A six-term congressman, she currently represents California’s 37th District. She previously worked for the California State Legislature. In 2008, she became the first black woman to serve as president of the state legislature.
CNN has reached out to the Los Angeles Police Department for comment. On Saturday night, it was not clear whether Bath’s mayoral campaign or his service on Congress had anything to do with the break-in.