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News Release

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Media Relations

Robbery Suspect Caught on Surveillance Camera

Los Angeles: Los Angeles police detectives are requesting the public's help in identifying a suspect, who was caught on surveillance camera during the mid-day robbery on November 3, 2006, of a mini-market.

The robbery occurred at 2:30 P.M., at the Garibaldis Mini Market in the 3800 block of West Pico Boulevard. The suspect approached the counter and pretended to purchase a bottle of lotion. When the cashier opened the cash register, the suspect pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the cashier. The suspect reached into the register and grabbed money. He then demanded the cashier to remove a necklace and hand it over to him. After taking the money and the necklace, the suspect ran out of the store.

The suspect was described as a male Hispanic, approximately 5 foot 8 inches tall, between 18 to 25 years old, wearing a long sleeve shirt with a logo of "Ruff Riders."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Webster Wong, Wilshire Robbery Section, at 213-922-8205. On weekends and during off-hours call the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL, (1-877-529-3855).