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Detectives Want Public’s Help to Identify Robbery Suspect NR12489rf

October 26, 2012
Detectives Want Public’s Help to Identify Robbery Suspect NR12489rf

LAPD detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify a robbery suspect caught on surveillance video robbing store employees at gun point at a neighborhood 7-Eleven store. On Oct. 6, 2012, at 4:30 am, a suspect brandishing a handgun entered a 7-Eleven store in the 700 block of West Vernon Avenue and confronted the cashier, ordering him to open the cash registers and then lie face down on the ground. The suspect then removed money from the registers and left the location. At 3:20 am on Oct. 24, 2012, at 3:20 am, another robbery occurred at the same location. This time, there were two cashiers. The suspect’s mode of operation was exactly the same, except that when he left the store after the robbery, he was seen making his getaway on a mountain bike heading east on Vernon Avenue. The only description of the bike was that it might have been red or orange. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous and is described as a 25- to 35-year-old Black male about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 1 inch tall. He weighs 180 to 220 pounds and was wearing a black beanie, black gloves, black sweater, black pants and black shoes. He was armed with a blue steel semiautomatic handgun. **Surveillance video footage of the suspect is available at www.lapdtv.org** Anyone with any information about the incident or suspect is asked to call LAPD 77th Division Robbery Detectives Gerry Chamberlain or Sean Horton at 213-473-4861 during normal business hours.During non-business hours or on weekends …

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Robbery Committed with Handgun and Facsimile Explosive Device NR12135kr

May 18, 2012
Robbery Committed with Handgun and Facsimile Explosive Device NR12135kr

Los Angeles: A suspect used a handgun and an object resembling an explosive device to hold up a wholesale store along a busy street in the western part of Los Angeles. On March 16, 2012, around 8:40 pm, a suspect walked into a warehouse store in the 10100 block of Venice Boulevard holding a handgun and what appeared to be an explosive device. The suspect used the weapons to intimidate two store employees, forcing one to open a safe. After retrieving an undisclosed amount of money the suspect ran from the store. During the investigation Detectives discovered the stores surveillance camera had captured the suspects’ image when he entered the store on March 12 and March 15, 2012. He is described as a 50-year to 60-year-old male Black, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, 180 to 200 pounds. Detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify him. Anyone with information about this incident, or the suspect, is asked to contact Major Crimes Division, Criminal Conspiracy Section, Detective E. Sun at 213-486-7260.During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (CRIMES on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.

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