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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Media Relations

Robbery Series Targeting Vehicles and Pedestrians NA12109bb

WHAT:   
News conference

WHEN:
Tuesday, May 15, 2012   9 a.m.

WHERE:
LAPD Police Administration Building (Plaza)
100 W. 1st Street
Los Angeles 90012

WHO:
Detective III Steve Koman
Detective II Tom Thornton

WHY:
To assist Robbery Homicide Division detectives in their investigation of a series of robberies at various locations throughout Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Glendale, and Pasadena.  Details will be given regarding a series of robberies where a lone suspect has already Carjacked 5 vehicles and committed a myriad of other crimes including Street Robberies, Burglary from Motor Vehicles, Theft from Motor Vehicles, and Vandalism.  

Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to call LAPD Robbery Homicide Division at 213-486-6840.  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 (C-R-I-M-E-S 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.

CONTACT:
For further information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.

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