Robbery at Convenience Store Caught On Video NR17006jh

January 5, 2017

Los Angeles: Robbery detectives
from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Southeast Area are asking
for the public’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect.

On November 11, 2016, around 11:55 p.m., the suspect entered a
local convenience store in the 500 block of West El Segundo
Boulevard in the city of Los Angeles. The suspect grabbed a bottle
of water and proceeded to the front counter. After waiting for
multiple customers to leave the store, he simulated a handgun and
ordered employees to take money out of the cash register and place
it on the counter. He then jumped over the counter and removed
around $300 dollars of US currency from the cash register. Suspect
then fled the location on foot.

The suspect is described as a male White or Hispanic, around 45 to
65 years-old. He stands approximately 5 feet 9 inches and weighs
around 250 pounds. He was wearing a light blue long sleeved dress
shirt, blue jean shorts, white socks, black ankle high tennis shoes
and a fedora hat. He also has tattoos on his left index finger and
hand which extends up his wrist and another tattoo above his right

WARNING: Video contains graphic

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact
Southeast Area Robbery Detective Lanza at (213) 972-7931. 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 the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at
1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local