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News Release

Monday, August 23, 2010

Media Relations

Burglary Suspects Caught on Tape NR10424cj

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD) West Los Angeles Area auto detectives are asking for the public's assistance in providing information that would lead to the arrest of two burglars caught on surveillance camera in the West Los Angeles area.

Detectives say that On Monday, August 9, 2010 at around 4:30 a.m., two suspects broke into a business in the 2300 block of South Centinela Avenue by prying open the front door. Once inside, they removed electronic equipment from the location and left in a car described as a newer gold Dodge pick-up truck with chrome rims.

The first suspect is described as an African-American male. He stands at 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 170 pounds. He was wearing a baseball cap with an "LA" logo on the front and a jacket with "Los Angeles" written on the back in cursive writing.

The second suspect is described as a White or Hispanic male. He stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 170 pounds and has a shaved head. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt, shorts, and white socks.

Surveillance video of the suspects is available by going to and clicking "newsroom."

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call West LA detective Robert Guervara at 310-444-1523 or 310-444.1522. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers 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.