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News Release

Monday, October 2, 2006

Media Relations

News Conference Arrests in Mid-City Robbery Spree

What:
News Conference announcing the arrest of suspects responsible for a string of recent robberies targeting Asian businesses.

When:
Monday, October 2, 2006
5:00 p.m.

Where:
LAPD Metropolitan Communications Dispatch Center (MCDC)
100 North Los Angeles Street
3rd Floor Media Room
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Who:
Chief of Police William Bratton
Deputy Chief Gary Brennan, Detective Bureau
Robbery Homicide Detectives

Why:
Since September 14th of this year, a string of violent robberies has occurred throughout West and Central Bureaus, targeting primarily Asian owned or operated businesses. Chief Bratton will announce the arrest today of a number of the wanted suspects.

Video footage of a robbery in progress will be made available to the media.

For further information, contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.


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