LAPD SubHeaders 04
newsroom breadcrumb arrow 2005 archives breadcrumb arrow july 2005
 
NEWS ARCHIVES
 
HOME
 
CRIME MAPPING
 
EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION
 
E-POLICING
 
JOIN THE TEAM
 
LAPD BLOG
 
LAPD EQUIPMENT
 
LAPD SPORTS
 
LAPD TV
 
NEWSROOM
 
OUR COMMUNITIES
 
POLICE COMMISSION
 
REPORT A CRIME
 
SOLVE A CRIME
 
SPECIAL ASSISTANT FOR CONSTITUTIONAL POLICING
 
SUPPORT LAPD
 
TRAFFIC
 
INSIDE THE LAPD
 
GET INFORMED
 
Alarm School
 
Contact Us
 
Crime Mapping and COMPSTAT
 
Crime Prevention
 
Domestic Violence
 
FAQs
 
For Your Family
 
Gang Injunctions
 
I Want to Know
 
LAPD General Fund Contracts
 
LAPD Adult Missing Persons Unit
 
Most Wanted
 
Read the Beat Magazine
 
Social Media
 
Sworn and Civilian Report
 
Trademark
 
Year in Review
 
Youth Programs
FILE A
COMMENDATION
OR COMPLAINT

translation logo: globe with lapd badge
 

Disclaimer:
The LAPDonline.org® website has made reasonable efforts to provide an accurate translation. However, no automated or computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace human or traditional translation methods. The official text is the English version of the LAPDonline.org® website. If any questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information presented by the translated version of the website, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.

 

News Release
Wednesday, July 20, 2005
Media Relations
   
   
Serial Robbers Caught on Surveillance Video

Los Angeles:†The Los Angeles Police Departmentís Wilshire Robbery Unit is investigating a series of armed robberies that have occurred in the Hancock Park/Western Avenue Corridor.†††

In the past three weeks, four small businesses were robbed by the same suspects.† As one of the suspects acts as a lookout, the other suspect entered an open business armed with handgun and took cash and other items.†

On Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at about 10:00 AM, Numero Uno Mini Mart located at 4410 West 2nd Street was robbed.† On the same day at 2:20 PM, the Variety Store located at 201 South Western Avenue was robbed.

On Friday, July 15, 2005, at about 7:50 PM, the Melrose Vine Mini Mart located at 655 North Rossmore Avenue was robbed.

On Monday, July 18, 2005, at about 4:00 PM, the Sav-On Variety Store located at 558 South Western Avenue was robbed.

The primary suspect is described as a male Hispanic, 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, 170 to 190 pounds, in his early to mid twenties.† He was observed wearing dark clothing and a cap in two of the robberies.† In all the robberies he displayed a blue steel handgun or simulated a handgun.† The second suspect is described as a possible male black in his early to mid twenties.

Surveillance videos are available for the media upon request by contacting Media Relations personnel at 213-485-3586.

Anyone with information regarding these robberies is requested to contact Wilshire Division Robbery Detectives Andrews at 213-922-8220 or Leiva at 213-922-8221.† On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).



     
 Follow @LAPDHQ  LAPD on Facebook
 Follow @lapolicefdtn
 
contact us  /  terms & conditions  /  los angeles police foundation
 
+ Powered By Radar Blue | © 2014 City of Los Angeles
 
Los Angeles Police Foundation Los Angeles Police Foundation