Westchester: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Area are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and/or arrest of the suspect involved in two armed robberies.
On July 2, 2023, around 9:25 p.m., the suspect robbed a victim in the parking lot located in the 8900 block of Sepulveda Boulevard. The victim entered his vehicle and the suspect approached the victim and asked him for a cigarette. The suspect then pointed a silver semi-automatic handgun at the victim and demanded his property. After complying with the suspect’s demands, the suspect fled the scene.
On July 2, 2023, around 9:40 p.m., the suspect robbed a second victim in the parking lot located in the 5800 block of West Manchester Boulevard. The suspect initially approached the victim who was near his vehicle door and he again, asked the victim for a cigarette. The suspect walked away but returned a short time later. Upon his return, the suspect pointed a silver semi-automatic handgun at the victim and demanded his property. After complying with the suspect’s demands, the suspect fled in a white 4-door Mercedes Benz (or similar).
The suspect is described as a 17 to 25-year old male Black. He stands around 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 135 pounds. In both robberies, the suspect was wearing light blue jeans with a tear on the left knee and white velcro high-top shoes.
Actual Suspect Vehicle
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Pacific Area Robbery Detective W. Lin at (310) 482-6395 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.