Wilmington, CA: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery Homicide Division are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying additional victims involved in various robberies conducted by two recently arrested suspects.
On September 15, 2022, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery Homicide detectives, with the assistance of the Metropolitan Division’s officers, arrested two suspects, 34-year-old Clayton Randolph and 35-year-old Shanika Davidson for a series of robberies occurring throughout the City of Los Angeles. During Randolph and Davidson’s arrest and subsequent search warrant, two handguns, jewelry, and items connecting them to the robberies was discovered. Clayton Randolph and Shanika Davidson are residents of the Wilmington area of Los Angeles.
Randolph was booked for 6 counts of 211 Penal Code Section- Robbery (Booking No. 6465080), with a bail of $2,280,000. Subsequently the District Attorney’s office filed a total of 12 charges against Randolph including attempted murder, robbery and possession of a handgun. He remains in custody awaiting court proceedings. Davidson was booked for 211 Penal Code Section- Robbery (Booking No. 6465036) and was later released on bail of $50,000.
It is believed that Randolph may be wanted for other robberies in the Los Angeles Area. Investigators have released surveillance video of a robbery involving Randolph that occurred on September 4, 2022, at a local gas station located at the 5500 block of White Oak Drive. Any witness of this incident is urged to contact the LAPD.
Anyone with information related to this or any other follow-home robbery is urged to call Robbery Homicide Division’s Detective Dara Brown at (213) 486-6840. 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.