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News Release

Friday, December 1, 2017

Media Relations

Robbery Suspect Caught on Video NR17356dm

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Wilshire Area are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a robbery suspect, as well as additional victims.

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, around 7:10 p.m., an armed robbery occurred at a business in the 5000 block of Wilshire Blvd.

The suspects entered the business, pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded money. The victim, in fear for his safety, opened the cash register and the suspect removed the currency and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a 30 to 40-year-old male Black with black hair and brown eyes. He stands around 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He was seen wearing a gray sweat shirt and black sweat pants.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective R. Hernandez or Detective J. Cardenas, Wilshire Area Detectives at 213 922-8216. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact 77th Area Detectives at (323)786-5423. During non-business hours or on weekends, please contact 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.