Hollywood: A 69-year-old victim is held down by three male suspects who steal Rolex watch and video surveillance captures the terrifying incident.
On October 30, 2014 around 12:45 p.m., the 69-year-old victim parked her vehicle in the rear alley of the 300 block of La Brea Avenue. A vehicle containing four suspects then parked behind the victim. As she was exiting her vehicle, three suspects rushed out and surrounded her. Two suspects held her down while the other suspect used an unknown tool to cut a Rolex watch and gold bracelet from her wrist, which resulted in a laceration.
The vehicle, described as a mid 2000’s black four door BMW 740IL with paper plates and tinted windows was driven by a fourth suspect and fled northbound from the location.
All three suspects are similarly described as White or Hispanic male who stands approximately 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 220 pounds.
The suspect who cut the victim’s wrist while taking her property was wearing a silver jacket and silver pants. One of the suspects who held the victim down wore a black hoodie and black pants. The other suspect who held the victim down was seen wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans.
Los Angeles Police Department Wilshire Robbery detectives believe that these suspects are responsible for other robberies in the area and are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that will lead to the arrest of these dangerous suspects.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Wilshire Robbery Detective S. Loera (Spanish speaker) (213) 922-8216 or Senior Lead Officer D. Cordova (213) 793-0650. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.