News Conference Arrests in Mid-City Robbery Spree

October 2, 2006

News Conference announcing the arrest of suspects responsible for a string of recent robberies targeting Asian businesses.

Monday, October 2, 2006
5:00 p.m.

LAPD Metropolitan Communications Dispatch Center (MCDC)
100 North Los Angeles Street
3rd Floor Media Room
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Chief of Police William Bratton
Deputy Chief Gary Brennan, Detective Bureau
Robbery Homicide Detectives

Since September 14th of this year, a string of violent robberies has occurred throughout West and Central Bureaus, targeting primarily Asian owned or operated businesses. Chief Bratton will announce the arrest today of a number of the wanted suspects.

Video footage of a robbery in progress will be made available to the media.

For further information, contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.