Armed Suspect Robs Woman in her Sherman Oaks Driveway NR15197dm

June 11, 2015

Sherman Oaks: Robbery detectives
from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Van Nuys Division are
asking for the public’s help in providing any information that will
lead to the identification and arrest of an armed suspect that
robbed a Sherman Oaks resident.

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, around 8:00
a.m., officers responded to a radio call of a robbery in the 4800
block of Katherine Avenue. A suspect armed with a handgun, walked
up to the victim in her driveway, pointed the handgun at her and
took her property. The suspect then fled on foot, northbound on
Katherine Avenue to eastbound Huston Street. He got into a white
car and drove north on Stansbury Avenue toward Riverside

The suspect is described as a 40-year-old male Armenian with a
light beard. He stands approximately 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet
tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white
t-shirt, black running pants and black shoes. The suspect is to be
considered armed and dangerous.

The suspect’s getaway car is described as a white Toyota Camry,
four-door with orange, yellow and white license plates (unknown
state or province).

Anyone with information in regards
to this case is urged to call Van Nuys Division Robbery Detective
J. Case at (818) 374-0079, or the Van Nuys Division Watch Commander
at (818) 374-9500. 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 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, and
click on “Anonymous Web Tips.”