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Thursday, November 2, 2017

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Robbery Suspects Caught on Video; Strike Three Pharmacies in a Month NR17328ml

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's West LA Area are seeking the public's assistance in identifying violent Robbery suspects.

On Friday, October 20, 2017, around 7:43 p.m., a takeover Robbery occurred at a pharmacy located on the 11600 block of Wilshire Boulevard. Armed suspects entered the pharmacy, hopped over the counter and ordered one of the employee to the floor. The suspects took money then fled the location in a vehicle described as a charcoal gray 4-door, BMW with a sunroof.

Suspect #1 is described as a 20-year-old male Black, light complexion. He stands 5 feet 8 inches and weighs approximately 165 pounds. He was wearing a white/black "Adidas" sweater, gray baggy pants, dark beanie and tattoos on neck.

Suspect #2 is described as a 20-year-old male Black, dark complexion. He stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 165 pounds. He was wearing red and blue pattern long sleeved hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, black shoes and tattoos on neck.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Schlegel, West LA Area Detectives at (310) 444-1541. 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."

Whittier: Detectives from the Whittier Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in identifying violent Robbery suspects.

On October 22nd 2017 at approximately 4:30 pm, an armed robbery occurred at a pharmacy located at 15700 block Whittier Blvd. in the City of Whittier.




Suspect#1 was seated in a wheelchair and being pushed by suspect #2. Suspect #1 was wheeled behind the pharmacy counter, stood up and produced a black handgun. Suspect #1 and #2 then order the employees to the ground, while Suspect #3 filled a black bag with various types of prescription medication.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Bolanos at (562) 567-9281 or Crime Tipline at (562)567-9299.



Whittier: On October 22nd, 2017 around 4:30 p.m., an armed robbery occurred at a pharmacy located in the 15700 block Whittier Blvd. in the City of Whittier.

Suspect #1 was seated in a wheelchair and being pushed by suspect #2.Suspect #1 was wheeled behind the pharmacy counter, stood up and produced a black handgun.Suspect #1 and #2 order the employees to the ground, while Suspect #3 filled a black bag with various types of prescription medication.



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