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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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Carjacking Suspect Caught on Tape NR15049lp

Pacific: The Los Angeles Police Department, Pacific Division detectives are asking for the public's help to identify a carjacking suspect caught on surveillance video.

On Monday, February 9, 2015, officers from Pacific Area responded to the 5200 block of Century Boulevard for a carjacking investigation. When the officers arrived, they met the victims who said they had seen a man inside their vehicle. When the victim told the suspect to get out of the car, the suspect refused and began taking off in the vehicle. The suspect pushed the victim out of the vehicle while it was moving and sped off eastbound on Century Boulevard. The suspect was captured on surveillance video.

The vehicle taken was a 2013 Chevy Malibu with Texas plates BSP9855. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, who is about 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs approximately 250 to 300 lbs. The suspect was last seen wearing a white knit cap with black logos, a dark gray hooded pullover with drawstrings, black baggy jeans and black tennis shoes with white trim and soles.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call Pacific Area Robbery Detective Luis Jurado at 310-482-6373. 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 www.LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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