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Monday, October 23, 2000

Media Relations

Liquor Store Robbery Suspects Sought

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, October 24, 2000



"Liquor Store Robbery Suspects Sought"

Los Angeles: An armed robbery occurred on Friday, October 20, 2000, at 2:30 p.m., at the "Liquorama" located at 4979 W. Washington Boulevard. The suspects are described as two male Blacks. The suspects entered the Liquorama with guns drawn. One suspect held the employees at bay, while the other suspect pistol whipped the victim and forced him to open the safe at gunpoint. The suspects fled from the scene in a 1995 to 2000 white colored 4-door Buick with no plates.

Suspect #1 has black hair, brown eyes, 5'9"-6' tall, 175 lbs., 27-28 years old, wearing a blue beanie, brown jacket and dark colored pants, armed with a large blue steel semi-automatic handgun.

Suspect #2 has black hair, unknown color eyes, 5'6"-5'7" tall, 130-170 lbs., 24-25 years old, wearing a blue Los Angeles Dodgers baseball hat, black jacket, dark colored pants and blue converse shoes, armed with a large blue steel semi-automatic handgun.

Surveillance videos and still photographs are available for viewing.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Sandefur or Detective Parshall at Wilshire Area Robbery Detectives at 213-473-0416 during business hours or 213-485-4033 after hours.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.




For Release 5:40 pm PDT
October 23, 2000