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News Release

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Media Relations

$50K Reward Offered in Connection with NoHo Murder NA10325rf

What:        
A news conference to announce a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the murder of Vartan Avatyan.   
 
When:        
Thursday, December 2, 2010   1 p.m.

Where:           
LAPD North Hollywood Community Police Station
11640 Burbank Blvd.
North Hollywood 91601

Who:        
District 2 Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian (attendance confirmation pending)
District 6 Los Angeles City Councilman Tony Cardenas (attendance confirmation pending)
LAPD Captain Justin Eisenberg, North Hollywood Division
LAPD Lieutenant Alan Hamilton, North Hollywood Division
LAPD Operations Valley Bureau Detectives
Relatives of the Victim    

Why:          
To help encourage public assistance from anyone who may have witnessed or have more information about the brutal murder of 18-year-old Vartan Avatyan on Oct. 17, 2010, at a North Hollywood restaurant parking lot.  

Contact:        
For more information, contact LAPD Media Relations at 213-486-5910.