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News Release

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Media Relations

Burglary Suspect Caught on Video at Hollywood Recording Studio NR16181aj

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Hollywood Area burglary detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a burglary suspect.

On May 21, 2016, around 3:45 p.m., the suspect entered a recording studio located in the 6600 block of Santa Monica Boulevard in the City of Los Angeles. When challenged by an employee, the suspect claimed to be a repair man, picked up a large sound board and placed it in his vehicle. The suspect drove away before the employee could verify his claim.

The suspect is described as a bald male Black in his 30's, standing 6 feet tall and weighing around 250 pounds. He was driving a dark colored four door sedan.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Hollywood Burglary Detective Martinez at (213) 972-2929 or Detective Ramirez at (213) 972-2931. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). 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, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."