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News Release

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Media Relations

Beauty Salon Robbery Caught on Tape

Los Angeles: Detectives are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect who robbed a beauty supply store at gunpoint in the west Wilshire area of Los Angeles.

The crime occurred on Wednesday, November 22, 2006, around 7:10 P.M., at the Pico Beauty Supply and Salon, 4900 block of West Pico Boulevard. During commission of the robbery, the suspect pointed a pistol-grip shotgun at the cashier. Once money was taken from the cashier, the robber walked out of the store.

The suspect was a male Black, approximately 6 feet tall, 20 to 30 years old. He wore a black ski mask, black hooded coat and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detectives Webster Wong or Earl Perry, Wilshire Robbery Section, at 213-922-8205. On weekends and after hours, call the toll-free Detective Information desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

Callers may remain anonymous.