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Thursday, April 20, 2000

Media Relations

Bel Air Couple Robbed at Gunpoint

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Friday, April 21, 2000



"Bel Air Couple Robbed at Gunpoint"

Bel Air-On Thursday, April 20, 2000 at approximately 10:50PM, a husband and wife were returning to their residence located on Casiano Road in the Northern Bel Air area. The victims, a male and a female couple in their 70's, parked their vehicle in their garage as they were approached by two suspects. One of the suspects pointed a chrome .45 semi-automatic pistol at the male victim and removed his property. The same suspect then approached the female victim and removed her property. Both suspects fled the location on foot. A short while thereafter, a vehicle was heard leaving the location at a high rate of speed. No shots were fired and the victims were not hurt during the incident.

Property taken was the victims' wallet and jewelry.

Suspect descriptions:

Suspect #1: Male, Asian, 25-30 years old, black baseball cap, dark clothing and dark gloves.

Suspect #2: Male, unknown nationality, 25-30 years old, black ski mask, dark clothing and gloves.

West Los Angeles Detective Lagerman is conducting the investigation. For further information, please call the Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.




For Release 2:00 pm PST
April 20, 2000