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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

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Detectives Seeking Help to Identify Robbery Suspects NR16279ml

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Northeast Area Robbery Unit detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a robbery suspect captured on camera.

On August 24, 2016 around 12:55 p.m., two suspects entered a local pharmacy located in the 1200 block of North Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles, while the third suspect stood outside as a lookout.

Suspect #1 jumped the front counter of the pharmacy and pointed a handgun at an employee, and demanded controlled medicine/narcotics from a list.

Suspect #1 had an employee lie on the floor and began to take medication and cash from register.

Suspects 1 and 2 took narcotics and the cash from the register and fled to a maroon colored sedan.

Suspect-1 is described as a male, Black, 20-30 years old, standing at 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 180 lbs. Suspect -1 was wearing a Gardena Elementary hooded sweater/ white bandana.

Suspect-2 is described as a male, Black, 20-30 years old, standing at 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 180 lbs. Suspect-2 was wearing a Gray/Black hooded sweater and black ski mask.

Suspect-3 is described as a female, Black, standing at 5 feet 5 inches tall, Heavy Set. Suspect-3 was wearing a pink top, with pink pants. (Not Pictured)



Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call LAPD's Northeast Area Robbery Detective Korn at (323) 561-3471. 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 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers 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.

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