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News Release

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Media Relations

Burglary from Motor Vehicle Suspects Captured on Video NR18280jl

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Central Area Auto Detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two burglary from motor vehicle suspects.

On October 17, 2018, around 10:30 a.m., the victim parked his vehicle near the 300 block of East 3rd Street. He locked and secured his vehicle then went shopping within the immediate area. Within thirty minutes the victim returned and discovered his vehicle's left rear side window had been smashed and his vehicle burglarized.

Video evidence showed suspect-1 and suspect-2 approach the victims vehicle on foot. Suspect-1 used an unknown tool to punch a hole and break the rear drivers side vehicle window. Suspect-2 returned to the suspect vehicle. Suspect-1 then reached into the victim's vehicle and took the victim's bag with personal items and jewelry and put them in the suspect's vehicle. Suspect 1 then returned to the victim's vehicle taking additional items.

Suspect-1 is described as a male, Hispanic, between 25-30 years of age, black hair, stands 5 feet 10inches, and weighs about 210 pounds. He was wearing dark blue jean shorts, black t-shirt with "True Religion" and Buddha playing guitar logo, black shoes, and a black baseball cap.

Suspect-2 is described as a male, Hispanic, between 25-30 years of age, black braided hair, stands 5 feet 10 inches, and weighs about 170 pounds. He was wearing a black hoody and tan shorts.

Suspect's vehicle is described as an older black Toyota 4-Runner.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Central Auto Detectives at 213-996-1854. 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 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.