Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department’s Rampart Division, is asking for the public’s
help in identifying four suspects, two of whom were caught on
surveillance video committing a robbery.
On May 17, 2015, around 1:10 a.m. the victims were returning to
their parked vehicle in the area of 6th Street and St. Paul Avenue
when they observed a male Hispanic closing the back door. The
victim approached the suspect and the pulled a knife and told the
victim to get back. The suspect then joined three other suspects
and ran away from the area. The victim realized that the suspects
had taken property from inside the victim’s vehicle.
On May 18, 2015, around 6:15 a.m., two suspects entered an
underground parking garage located in the 600 block of St. Paul
Avenue through the garage door. They waited around the garage and
then got into two locked vehicles. Once they were inside the
vehicles, they found spare keys and drove away with the victim’s
vehicles. The vehicles were found parked at a White Memorial
Hospital parking lot.
Two suspects were caught on surveillance camera. One suspect is
described as a male, Hispanic, 25-35 years of age with black hair,
brown eyes, between 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and
weighs between 200 to 210 pounds. He was seen wearing a blue
sweatshirt, with a blue shirt underneath, green cargo type shorts,
black and white Converse type shoes, and full trimmed beard.
The second suspect is described as a male, Hispanic, 20- 25 years
of age with black hair, brown eyes, between 5 feet 6 inches to 5
feet 8 inches tall and weighs between 165 to 180 pounds. He was
wearing a blue jacket, with a while collar shirt underneath, blue
jeans, white shoes, bald spot on top of head.
Suspect 3 and 4 are male Hispanic, 5 feet 10 inches and were seen
wearing black hoodies.
Anyone with information or who recognizes the suspects are urged to
call LAPD’s Rampart Area Robbery Detectives at (213) 484-3629.
During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be
directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (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 LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and
follow the prompts. Tipsters may remain anonymous.