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News Release

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Hollywood Division are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a burglar.

On September 1, 2015, around 3:30 a.m., a suspect forced his way into a business in the 5900 block of Melrose Avenue in Hollywood. The suspect was caught on video stealing a lap top computer and other items.

The suspect is described as a Black male, between the ages of 35 to 45-years-old, with a distinctive "Widows Peak" receding hairline. He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs about 185 pounds.

Anyone with information about this incident, or for more information, is asked to call Hollywood Area Burglary Detectives, Detective Seagrave at (213) 972-2928. 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.