Wednesday, June 30, 2004
7-11 Store Robbery Caught on Tape
Los Angeles: On June 30, 2004, at about 3:30 a.m., two male Black suspects entered the 7-11 Store located at 5600 San Vicente Boulevard. Both suspects were armed with handguns and bound the lone employee. The suspects deactivated the surveillance system prior to forcing the front counter over and removed the safe. The suspects also took the cash box and left the store. There was a third suspect at the front door who acted as a lookout during the robbery.
These suspects are the same individuals that have been robbing 7-11 Stores in Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties. It is believed that they are responsible for 18 robberies since July of 2003, nine of those crimes have occurred in the City Los Angeles.
The suspects are described as follows:
- Suspect #1 Male Black 6’00"/6’5" 230/300 lbs. 20/30 years of age
- Suspect #2 Male Black 5’7’/6’00" 130/170 lbs. 20/30 years of age
- Suspect #3 Male Black 20/25 years of age
To date, one victim from the robbery that occurred on April 2004, in Torrance, was seriously injured. Several 7-11 employees have received scrapes, bumps and bruises as a result of the robberies.
Anyone with information regarding these suspects is requested to contact Robbery-Homicide Division, at 213-485-2511. 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).
This news release was prepared by Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.