Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Police Looking for Pharmacy Robbers NR10542rf
Suspects Captured on Surveillance Video
Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify and locate two suspects responsible for robbing a Sherman Oaks pharmacy.
On Nov. 6, 2010, at about 10:40 a.m., two men walked into a pharmacy in the 12900 block of Magnolia Boulevard and stole medication. The first suspect entered the pharmacy alone and walked behind a counter where he ordered employees to the ground. A few seconds later, a second suspect came in and removed several medicine bottles from shelves.
Both suspects are described as African American males. The suspect who entered the pharmacy first was about 6 feet tall and weighed about 200 pounds. He was wearing black pants, a black shirt with a white long-sleeve undershirt, white shoes and a black baseball cap. He also may have had a goatee. The second suspect was about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighed about 140 pounds. He was wearing a hooded, black pullover shirt, black pants and white shoes. He also covered his face with a blue bandana, wore large, football-style gloves and a brown satchel over his shoulder.
** Video surveillance footage of the incident is available at www.lapdtv.org **
Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call LAPD’s Van Nuys Division robbery detectives at 818-374-0040. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters can 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.