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News Release

Monday, January 8, 2001

Media Relations

Assistance Requested in Locating Serial Robbery suspects

"Assistance Requested in Locating Serial Robbery Suspects"

 

Los Angeles - The Los Angeles Police Department, Robbery-Homicide Division will be conducting a press conference to request the public's assistance in apprehending serial robbery suspects. The news conference will be held on January 9, 2001 at 10:00 A.M., in front of Parker Center, 150 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles.

On November 1, 2000, Robbery-Homicide Division, Robbery Special Section (RHD/RSS), assumed investigative responsibility of a series of Radio Shack and Wherehouse Music robberies. The suspects are described as follows:

  • Suspect #1:
    Male Hispanic, black hair, brown eyes, 5’7", 200 pounds, 25-30 years of age

  • Suspect #2:
    Male Hispanic, black hair, brown eyes, 5’9", 160 pounds, 25-30 years of age

  • Suspect #3:
    Male Hispanic, black hair, brown eyes, 5’11", 300 pounds, 25-30 years of age

The suspects are armed with semi-automatic handguns and rob the stores during normal business hours.

To date, the City of Los Angeles has experienced a total of 12 Radio Shack and four Wherehouse Music robberies committed by these same suspects. The suspects are also responsible for Radio Shack and Wherehouse Music robberies in the cities of Alhambra, Monterey Park, Pasadena, Downey, Burbank, Southgate, Chino, La Crescenta and Culver City.

During the press conference, surveillance video and still photographs of the suspects will be available to the media.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Tim Williams, RHD/RSS at 213-485-2511 or after hours call Detective Headquarters Division at 213-485-3261.

This media advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.