Robberies Targeting Gardeners NR16176jh

May 20, 2016

June 1, 2016


On May 31, 2016, The Los
Angeles Police Department’s 77th Area Robbery Detectives, assisted
by additional Department resources, made an arrest connected to
this case. Aaron Deon Seymour, a 34-year-old resident of Los
Angeles was booked for robbery, 211 PC, and is currently being held
without bail.

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department’s 77th
Area Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help in
providing any information that would lead to the arrest or
identification of suspect(s) committing robberies in the South Los
Angeles area.

Since March 18, 2016, there were eight armed robberies targeting
gardeners. In all cases, the suspects approached the gardeners
while they are working, produced a handgun and demanded their

The suspects have been seen fleeing on foot. They have also been
seen leaving in a possible white Mercedes.

The suspects are described as male Blacks in their early mid-20s
and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact 77th
Robbery Detective Robledo at (310)-367-3553 or Detective Atilano
(323)786-5422. 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 Crime Stoppers at
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, click on
“webtips” and follow the prompts.