September 17, 2015 NR15316aj
Due to issues related to this investigation, we are placing a hold on the reward being offered. We will provide additional information on this matter as it becomes available. Please make the necessary notifications to your affiliates regarding this issue. If you have any further questions please call LAPD’s Media Relations at (213) 486-5910.
Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department’s West Valley Division Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the identification of the suspects involved in a home invasion robbery.
On December 6, 2014, around 9:30 p.m., West Valley officers responded to a residence in the 18000 block of Erwin Street for a home invasion robbery. Upon their arrival, the officers discovered that three victims, an elderly couple and their son, had been tied up and beaten by the suspects.
One of the victims was in the garage when six suspects approached him and forced him into the home. While the victims were tied up, the suspects took money and jewelry from the home.
Four of the suspects were described as adult Black males. The fifth suspect was described as an adult male of unknown descent that spoke Armenian. The last suspect was described as an adult female of unknown descent. The suspects wore dark clothing, black ski masks, and black gloves. Two of the male suspects were armed with handguns.
The family is offering a $20,000 reward for any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspects.
The investigation is being conducted by West Valley Division Robbery Detectives. Anyone with information is asked to please contact Detective Kimberly Riemen at (818) 374-7745. 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 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters 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.