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News Release

Friday, January 16, 2015

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Studio City Residential Burglar Caught on Camera NR15014ne

Studio City: Los Angeles Police Department North Hollywood Detectives are asking for the public's help to identify a suspect responsible for eleven residential burglaries in Studio City.

The burglaries occurred on January 12, 2015, between 10:00 a.m., and 2:30 p.m. The crimes took place on seven different streets between Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Ventura Boulevard. In each of the burglaries, the suspect forced open doors and smashed windows when residents were not at home. He stole items including jewelry, watches, computers and electronics.

The suspect is described as a male White or Hispanic with light hair and dark eyes. He wore thick black frame glasses and a black coat. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 220 pounds. In addition, as seen in the photographs, the suspect drove a four door, green Mazda 3 sedan with "CARMAX" paper plates.

Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to contact Detective Joseph Hampton or Detective Noah Stone, North Hollywood Area Burglary Detectives at (818) 754-8381 or (818) 754-8377. 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.