Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Wilshire Area detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for a burglary.
On Sunday, March 1, 2015, around 10:00 a.m., the two suspects broke in to a residence in the 600 block of Mansfield Avenue. The two suspects parked in front of the victim’s home and knocked on the door. The victim did not answer the door, so the suspects went in to the back yard. One of the suspects is seen using the victim’s patio furniture to climb up to the second floor window and enter the house. The second suspect is seen waiting in the backyard, at times praying and making the sign of the cross. Once the suspects entered the home, they triggered the home security alarm and left the residence. They got into their vehicle and left in an unknown direction.
The victim was at his home at the time of the burglary and watched the crime unfold on his home security monitor. The victim ran out of his home and called the police.
The first suspect is described as a male Black, black hair, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing between 140-150 pounds. He was wearing a black shirt and blue jeans. The second suspect is described as a male black, black hair, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing between 150 – 160 pounds. He was wearing a white shirt with black print, white pants and black shoes. The suspect’s vehicle was late model silver, 4-door sedan.
Anyone with information about this burglary or who can help identify the suspect is asked to call Wilshire Area Detective Porche at (213) 922-8255. 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 (1-800-222-8477). 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.