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News Release

Tuesday, November 4, 2003

Media Relations

Detectives Investigate Robbery at 7-Eleven

 

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department, Wilshire Detective Division, is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on October 21, 2003, at 2:30 a.m., at the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 1874 South Western Ave, Los Angeles.

The suspect parked his 1980’s blue Chysler Plymouth directly in front of the doors of the business. He approached the counter and armed himself with an unknown caliber blue steel semi-automatic handgun. The suspect pointed the handgun at the cashier and demanded money. The cashier complied and surrendered the money. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a male, Hispanic, black hair, brown eyes, 5’ 7", 150 pounds, about 30 years of age. The suspect has a shaved head and a goatee. The suspect was wearing a black jacket, black pants and white tennis shoes.

Surveillance video is available at the Media Relations Section.

Anyone with information regarding these robberies is asked to contact the Wilshire Robbery Unit at 213-473-0446. During off-hours and weekends, please contact the Wilshire Detective Division Watch Commander at 213-485-4022.

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer James Chong, Media Relations Sections, 213-485-3586.



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