Kidnapping Suspect Wanted NR16306ti

September 30, 2016

28, 2016


Suspect Jose Eduardo Gaxiola Caro
was taken into custody by Southwest Division officers.

Los Angeles: The
Los Angeles Police Department’s Southwest Division Detectives are
asking for the public’s help in providing any information that
would lead to the arrest of the suspect responsible for the
kidnapping of a 28-year-old woman near Denker Avenue and Exposition

On September 29, 2016, around 2:50 p.m., Southwest patrol officers
responded to a silent alarm call at a convenience store in the 3900
block of Denker Avenue. Once officers arrived they learned that a
kidnap had taken place. The victim was working as a clerk at the
convenience store when the suspect entered the store. The suspect,
armed with a hammer, grabbed the victim, and dragged her out of the
store to his awaiting vehicle. Suspect then forced the victim into
the vehicle and fled southbound on Denker Avenue from the

The suspect has been identified as Jose Eduardo Gaxiola Caro, a
29-year-old male Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes. He is
approximately 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 220 pounds. He
was last seen driving away from the location in a red 1995 Honda
Civic 4 door, California License Plate 3NOZ420.

The victim has been found and has been taken to a local area
hospital for medical evaluation.

The suspect is still outstanding and considered to be armed and

Southwest Robbery Detectives are available for an on camera
interview upon request. Please contact Lieutenant II Alex Vargas,
or Detective III Richard Record at 213-485-2562. 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 Tipsters
may also visit, 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.