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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Elder Abuse: Aggravated Assault in Wilshire Area NR17153ml

Wilshire: Los Angeles Police Department and Wilshire Division Detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of a suspect involved in an assault in Wilshire.

On May 22, 2017, around 8:30 a.m., an elderly victim was kicked and punched multiple times in the 100 block of Formosa Avenue.

The suspects then fled on foot, northbound on La Brea Avenue from Oakwood Avenue.

Suspect is described as a male Black, white/grey hair, stands 6 feet tall, weighs 150 pounds, 40 years of age, and is a transient.

Suspect:


Anyone with information about the crimes is asked to contact Detective Mayer, Wilshire Area Detectives at (213) 922-8260. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to ww.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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