Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating two suspects who robbed a Wing Stop at gunpoint in Jefferson Park.
On Sunday, August 16, 2009 at around 10:30 p.m., two suspects walked into a Wing Stop at the 3800 block of Crenshaw Boulevard.
Suspect #1 took a handgun from his pocket and pointed it at the clerk, ordering her to the ground, while suspect #2 jumped the counter and ordered the clerk to open the cash register. Both suspects ordered the employees to the back of the store as they ransacked and searched for money. After terrorizing the clerks, both suspects walked from the store in an unknown direction.
Suspect #1 is described as a male Black dark complexion, 25 years-old, 6 feet tall, 180, pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray long-sleeved sweat jacket, white watch cap, blue jeans and white shoes. He was armed with a blue steel semi auto pistol.
Suspect #2 is described as a male Black, 20 years-old, 6 feet tall, 175 pounds and had a tattoo near his right eye. He was last seen wearing a black long-sleeved sweat jacket, blue jeans, black gloves, white shoes. He was wearing a camouflaged back pack.
Images of the suspects were captured by store surveillance cameras and are available at www.lapdtv.org.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call LAPD Southwest Area Robbery Detective Derek Fellows at 213-485-2561. During off-hours, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247). Callers may also text “Crimes” with a cell phone or log on to www.lapdonline.org and click on Web tips. When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with “LAPD.” Tipsters may remain anonymous.