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News Release

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Media Relations

Westwood Burglars Caught on Tape Public’s Help Requested to Identify Them NR11514ne

Los Angeles:  An apartment owner’s sophisticated security system captured burglary suspects breaking into and burglarizing an apartment in the Westwood area of Los Angeles.

On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at around 3 p.m., two suspects broke into an apartment in the 500 block of Glenrock Avenue in the Westwood area that is rented out to several students.

The suspects were first observed entering the lobby of the complex before proceeding to the front door of the victims’ apartment, forcing it open.  The suspects were captured exiting the apartment with duffle bags containing the victims’ property that included laptop computers, jewelry, and other electronics before exiting the building.

The suspects are described as follows:

Suspect-1: Male, African American, black hair, 508/510, 20/25yrs, grey shirt, black shorts, black shoes.

Suspect-2: Male, African American, black hair, 508/510, 20/25yrs, green   sweater, white shirt with a 8 ball logo on the center, and a black Anaheim Angels baseball cap.

Anyone with information on this crime, or who can help identify the suspects, is asked to call LAPD’s West Los Angeles Burglary Detectives, Detective Ray Diaz at 310-444-1524. During non-business hours or 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 (1-800-222-8477). 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.