Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department’s Hollywood Area (HED)detectives are seeking the
public’s assistance in identifying two “Theft from Person”
On Sunday, August 27, 2017, between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 3:00
p.m., two theft from person incidents occurred. The first incident
occurred on Sycamore Street, just north of Hollywood Boulevard, and
the second occurred at the corner of Franklin Street and Orchid
Avenue in the Hollywood Area.
Two suspects approached the victims from behind and tossed an
unknown type of liquid on the back of their clothing. The suspects
then approached the victims to tell them they have bird feces on
their clothing. The suspects, appearing concerned, tell the victims
that they will help wipe and clean them off. During the exaggerated
wipe down by both suspects, one suspect removes a wallet from one
victim. A camera was removed from a back pack from the second
victim in a separate incident. Both suspects then entered a Nissan
Rogue, with white paper plates, being driven by a third suspect and
fled in an unknown direction.
The victims targeted were 20 and 71-years-old.
Suspect one is described as a 30 to 40-year-old male Hispanic with
black hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 foot 7 inches tall and
weighs approximately 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue
shirt, dark shorts and black tennis shoes with white soles.
Suspect two is described as a 35 to 40-year-old female Hispanic
with black hair. She stands
5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 170 to180 pounds. She was last seen
wearing a black floppy hat, black flower shirt, black pants and
There is no description on the third suspect.
**To view the video of the suspect please go to
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Officer
Corona Hollywood Entertainment District Detectives at 213 972 2939.
During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed
to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous