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Monday, July 2, 2012

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Robbery Suspect Captured on Tape NR12306bb

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Olympic Division Robbery Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect whose images were captured on surveillance video committing a robbery at a restaurant in the mid-town area of Los Angeles.  

On June 25, 2012, around 9:10 p.m., a male Hispanic suspect entered a restaurant located in the 4200 block of Beverly Boulevard and robbed the store employee, using a handgun.  The suspect took cash from the employee then fled the location on foot.  

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, about 20 to 25-years-old, stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 200 pounds.  He was wearing a black and white baseball cap, black jacket, black pants and black shoes.  The suspect also had a “Ramirez” or “Ramiro” tattoo on his upper lip.

Anyone with information on this crime or the suspect, is urged to call LAPD’s Olympic Area Robbery Detectives at 213-382-9493.  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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.