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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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Auto Body Shop Burglary Suspects Caught on Surveillance Video NR15891jk

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Wilshire Area Burglary detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying three suspects caught on video taking $200,000 worth of equipment from an auto repair shop.

On September 21, 2015 between the hours of 1:30 a.m. and 4 a.m., three suspects entered AW Collision located in the 1700 block of South La Cienega Boulevard. They pried the rear gate open and cut a lock to get inside. Once inside, they also pried several doors and cabinets open to take tools and other mechanical equipment.

Suspect 1 is described as a male Black, 40 to 55-years-old, who stands 6 feet and 2 inches and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He is seen wearing a white baseball cap, white shirt, dark pants and white shoes.

Suspect 2 is described as a male Black, 40 to 55-years-old, who stands 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 175 pounds. He is seen wearing a brown shirt, dark pants and dark shoes.

Suspect 3 is described as a male Black, 40 to 55-years-old, who stands 6 feet tall and weighs around 170 pounds. He is seen wearing a black wave cap, striped jacket, dark pants, white shoes and glasses.

Anyone with information regarding these investigations is asked to call Wilshire Burglary Detective S. French at 213-922-8205. During non-business hours or on 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). Tipster 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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