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Friday, March 15, 2019

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department, Rampart Burglary Detectives are asking for the public's help to assist in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspects responsible for burglarizing a home.

On March 4, 2019 at approximately 3:40 p.m., Rampart Area patrol officers responded to a Burglary investigation at the 300 block of Columbia Avenue. Preliminary investigation revealed that two Hispanic suspects, one male and one female, worked together to lure the victim out of his home. Suspects then gained entry into his home, removed property and fled the location.

Suspect's vehicle is possibly a GMC or Chevrolet SUV (Trailblazer or Envoy model), silver in color. Female suspect stands at 5 feet 4inches tall, weighs 150 lbs., black hair, held a clipboard and rang victim's front door.

Female suspect would distract the elderly Victim by speaking only in English and then convinced him to follow her away from the residence.

The male suspect, standing 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing approximately 150-160 lbs., black hair, would appear, enter residence and then take property from inside. Victim did not realize anyone even entered his residence.

Anyone with information to this incident is urged to call LAPD Rampart Burglary Detective E. Holguin at 213-484-3490 or 213-484-3486. During non-business hours, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.



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