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News Release

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Media Relations

Burglary Suspects Caught on Tape NR14336lp

Hollywood:  Los Angeles Police Department, Hollywood Division detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify two burglary suspects caught on surveillance video. The suspects have been linked to several other crimes including vandalism, credit card fraud, burglary from motor vehicles and residential burglaries in the Hollywood Area.

On Saturday, August 30, 2014, unknown suspects burglarized a residence located in the 2800 block of Nichols Canyon Road and took the victim’s credit cards and other items. The suspects then used those credit cards at the Target store on Santa Monica and La Brea where surveillance video captured a male White and a female Black using the stolen credit cards to purchase items.

The female suspect is described as Black, approximately 30 years old who is about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 250 lbs.  She is often carrying or walking a small dog described as a light brown Chihuahua.

The male suspect is described as White, approximately 25-30 years old who is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 120 lbs.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call Hollywood Area Burglary Detective Officer Louis Gray at 213 972-2929.  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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.