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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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Robbery Caught on Camera NR15313mjl

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Wilshire Division are asking for the public's help in identifying four suspects involved in a Robbery.

On Thursday July 30, 2015, around 3:00 p.m. four suspects entered a home improvement store in the 4500 block of Pico Boulevard. The second and third suspect removed merchandise from the store shelf and then met with the first and fourth suspects in another aisle. The third and fourth suspect then placed items in another shopping cart. The first suspect then pushed the shopping cart out of the store, without paying, and into the parking structure. When the store loss prevention officer approached the first suspect, he pepper sprayed the officer. The second suspect then ran towards the loss prevention officer, pulled out a knife and yelled "wrong kid hommie." The first and second suspect entered a newer model red Honda Civic where the third and fourth suspects were waiting for them. All Suspects left in the vehicle out of the parking structure.

The first suspect is described as a male Black, between the ages of 12 to15-years-old, with black hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 120 pounds. He is seen wearing a white tank top, gray pants, and red shoes.

The second suspect is described as a 21-year-old male Black with black hair pulled in a pont tail and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He is seen wearing a white shirt and gray pants.

The third suspect is described as a female Black, between the ages of 20 to 25-years-old, with black hair. She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 215 pounds. She is believed to be pregnant and has a tattoo on her right leg.

The fourth suspect is described as a female Black, between the ages of 35 to 40-years-old, with black hair. She stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 215 pounds. She was last seen wearing an orange dress.

Anyone with information about this incident, or for more information, is asked to call Wilshire Area Robbery Detectives Detective Romero at (213) 922-8215. During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.
The Video of the suspects may be viewed online at LAPDonline.org.


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