Los Angeles: The Los
Angeles Police Department’s Newton Division detectives are seeking
the public’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect.
On Saturday, July 23, 2016 around 12:20 p.m., the suspect walked
into a local business,located in the 100 block of East Martin
Luther King Jr. Boulevard, produced a handgun, and pointed it at
the employee. The suspect then demanded the money, took the money
and fled the business.
The suspect is described as a male Black, around 25 years old,
black hair, and brown eyes. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs around
180 pounds. The suspect was wearing a red baseball hat, grey hooded
sweatshirt, dark shorts, and red shoes.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Newton
Area Robbery Detective Thompson or Officer Rose at 323-846-6572.
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