Composite Drawing of Robbery Suspect Released

February 21, 2001

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department, Foothill Division, is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who committed a robbery on February 5, 2001, at 2:00 p.m., at San Fernando Road and La Rue St, in Pacoima. On that date, a male suspect entered the place of business where the female victim works, and demanded money. The suspect physically assaulted the victims repeatedly, a woman and her thirteen year-old son, during the commission of the crime. After taking the money, the suspect tied up the victims and fled the location in a car.
The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, with short black hair, approximately 5’09", 150 pounds, and in his mid 20’s. He has a necklace style tattoo depicting old English letters on his upper chest that stretches from shoulder to shoulder. A composite drawing of the suspect has been prepared (see page 2 this Press Release) to assist in his identification.
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a possible 1982 Olds Cutlass, in poor condition, with light blue or gray paint and primer.
Anyone with information that may assist detectives in this investigation is urged to call LAPD, Foothill Division detectives at 818-834-3115 during business hours, and 818-756-8861 after hours.
This information was provided by Detective Maria Robles, Foothill Area Operations Support Division, 818-834 3115.
This Press Release was prepared by Officer Eduardo Funes, Media Relations Section, 213-485 3586.