Thursday, June 30, 2016
Hollywood Bicyclist Robber Sought NR16209jhHollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department's Hollywood Area robbery detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that will lead to the identification and arrest of an armed suspect that was involved in a series of parking lot robberies.
From June 11, 2016 through June 25, 2016, between the hours of 11:35 A.M. to 10:50 P.M., there have been multiple robberies in the Hollywood area involving parking lot attendants.
The suspect armed with a handgun confronted the victims and demanded money from each of them. The suspect then fled with the victims' money on a mountain bike. The mountain bike is described red and/or black in color.
The suspect is described as a 40 to 60 year old male Black. He stands approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs between 130-150 pounds. He was seen wearing a 'Flat Bill' style baseball hat during the robberies. The suspect is to be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information in regards to these crimes is urged to call LAPD Hollywood Division Robbery Detectives Eberhardt or Detective Kukaua at (213) 972-2955. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."