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Thursday, March 11, 2010

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Home Invasion Robbery near UCLA Campus

Los Angeles: Several former and current students at UCLA were the victims of a Home Invasion Robbery early this morning.  The Los Angeles Police Department West Los Angeles Area Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) who were involved.

Today, at around 12:30 a.m., three suspects entered a residence in the 500 block of Midvale Avenue.  The suspects were armed with a large knife, a shotgun and tied the victims with items obtained inside the residence.

The suspects took cash, items and fled from the location in an unknown direction.  

First suspect and second suspect are described as male, Asians in their early 20’s.

Third suspect is described as a male, Black in his early 20’s.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call LAPD West Los Angeles Robbery Detective Mike Pelletier at 310-444-1520.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone numbers 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a mobile telephone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompt.

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