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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

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Burglary Suspects Caught on Camera NR10552js

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects involved in two separate burglaries at banks in the Hollywood and West Valley Areas.  A security camera captured the suspects’ actions on tape.

Sometime between Nov. 13th at 7:15 p.m. to Nov. 15th at 8:15 a.m. at the Bank of America located in the 18300 block of Ventura Blvd, two suspects pried open the front door, entered and ransacked the bank, taking property including money.  

The burglary suspects struck again sometime between Nov. 20th at 4:10 p.m. and Nov. 22nd at 8 a.m. in Hollywood Area.  The men pried open the door to the Bank of America located in the 4900 block of Melrose Avenue, entered and ransacked the bank and took unknown items and drove away from the location in a white, four door car.

Both suspects are described as male Blacks, about 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet tall.  Both are about 160 to 175 pounds and are about 50 years of age.  



Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Los Angeles Police Department Hollywood Detectives at 213-972-2967.   During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.   Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may 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.