Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Wilshire Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying robbery suspects.
On March 22, 2021 at approximately 1:40 p.m., on the 7600 block of Melrose Avenue, three suspects approached the victim, who was walking with his girlfriend, after he had dined at a nearby restaurant.
The suspects physically assaulted the victim and demanded his property. One of the three suspects produced a handgun and took the victim’s property, including a gold necklace which he was wearing at the time.
**A video of the incident can be viewed here **
The suspects are described as three Black males between the ages of 20 and 30 years. The suspects fled the location in a red four door sedan with a fourth getaway driver.
Anyone with information on these crimes is urged to call Wilshire Robbery Detective S. Azmy at (213) 922-8229. During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-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 www.LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.