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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

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Armed Robbery Suspects Caught on Camera NR15914aj

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Newton Division are asking for the public's assistance in identifying armed robbery suspects.

On December 7, 2015 around 7:45 p.m., three armed suspects entered a business located in the 6400 block of South Broadway. The first suspect took out a gun, pointed it at the employee, and demanded money. When the employee refused, a struggle over the handgun ensued. The second suspect took out a gun and hit the employee on the back of the head. The third suspect also took out a gun and pointed it at the employee. The suspects threatened to shoot the employee if he did not open the register. The suspects took the money and fled the business.


The first suspect is described as a male Black, mid 30's, black hair, and brown eyes. He stands approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 190 lbs. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

The second suspect is described as a male Black, mid 20's, and black hair. He stands approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs approximately 160 lbs. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

The third suspect is described as a male Black, mid 30's, and black hair. He stands approximately 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 180 lbs. He was wearing a dark grey hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Flores or Officer Rose, Newton Area Robbery Division at (323) 846-6572 during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.). During non-business hours, weekends and holidays, contact LAPD RACR Division's 24-hour, toll-free number at 877-LAPD-247 (877-527-3247). If you would like to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. To send a text, text the word TIPLA, space, and then your message to CRIMES (274637). For web tips, log onto www.lapdonline.org and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."




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