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News Release

Friday, May 20, 2016

Media Relations

Residential Burglary Suspect caught on Surveillance NR16173jh

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys Division Burglary detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a burglary suspect.

On May 16, 2016, around 2:50 p.m., the suspect entered a residence in the 6500 block of Firmament Avenue in the City of Los Angeles. He entered the residence by prying open the rear door and once inside, the suspect removed several electronics. The suspect left in a 2001-2005 silver car; possibly a 2-door Honda Civic.

The suspect is described as a male Black, around 20-25 years old. He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs approximately 190 pounds. The suspect was wearing a blue shirt, black shorts, and black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Van Nuys Burglary Detective Diamond at (818) 374-0029 or Detective O'Connor at (818) 374-0024. During non-business hours or on 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 (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, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."