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News Release

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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Detectives Investigate Valley Village Apartment Burglaries NR12568rf

Los Angeles: On December 11, 2012, North Hollywood Area patrol officers responded to a call about a burglary at a Valley Village apartment building in the 6000 block of Whitsett Avenue.

From December 7-11, 2012, the apartment complex was tented for fumigation and inaccessible to the tenants.  At some point, an unknown number of suspects entered the complex while it was being fumigated and took personal property from a number of apartment units.  The suspects then left the area unseen.

North Hollywood Area burglary detectives are handling the investigation and seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects involved in this crime.

Anyone with information regarding the suspects is urged to contact North Hollywood Burglary Detectives Hoover or Torres at 818-623-4081 or 818-623-4045.  During off-hours, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (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.”