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News Release

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Media Relations

Residential Burglary Suspect caught on surveillance NR16227jh

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

On July 6, 2016 around 9:00 p.m., the suspect entered a residence in the 15300 block of Leadwell Street in the City of Los Angeles. The suspect entered the location by removing a front window screen and breaking the window. Once inside, the suspect ransacked the location, but did not remove any property. The suspect got into a car with a second suspect and left the location.

The suspect is described as a male Black, around 25-30 years old. He stands around 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 170-180 pounds. The suspect was wearing a white or gray button up shirt with an unknown patch on the sleeve, dark pants and brown shoes. The suspect has tattoos on both hands, a tattoo of an angel on the right side of his neck, a tattoo of an unknown symbol behind his right ear and tattoos on the left side of his neck.

There is no description for the second suspect.

The vehicle is described as mini-van of an unknown year, make and model.

To view the video of the suspect please go to

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."