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News Release

Friday, July 31, 2009

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Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Police Department, Pacific Division Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect who robbed a 90 year-old victim inside her residence.

On Monday, July 27, 2009, at about 4:00 p.m., a male Hispanic knocked on the front door of the victim’s residence in the 8000 block of Chase Avenue and identified himself as a UPS driver with a delivery.   When the victim opened the door, the suspect forced his way into her residence and demanded money. During the incident, he kicked and choked the victim before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, 22-23 years old, black hair, brown eyes, 6 feet 1 inch tall and 180 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a tan shirt, brown pants and brown work boots.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Pacific Area Detectives at 310-482-6396.  During off-hours, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Callers may also text “Crimes” with a cell phone or log onto and click on Web tips. When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with “LAPD”.  Tipsters may remain anonymous.