Robbery Suspects Prey on Elderly Man NR17363im

December 5, 2017

Los Angeles: Detectives from the
Los Angeles Police Department’s Rampart Area are seeking the
public’s assistance in identifying two robbery suspects.

On November 22, 2017, around 7:40 p.m., a robbery occurred in the
600 block of Alvarado Street, at a business.

The victim, an 84-year-old male entered the business to purchase
canned food. While shopping two female suspects approached the
victim. At which time, suspect 2 reached inside the victim’s rear
pant pocket and grabbed his wallet. The victim reached around and
placed his hand over his rear pant pocket to hold on to his wallet.
The victim struggled to keep his wallet, suspect two overpowered
him and took his wallet causing him to fall to the ground

Suspect 1 is described as a 25-year-old Black, female with black
hair with blue braids. She was seen wearing a black jacket with
blue Adidas stripes, gray pants, black and white sandals, carrying
a brown purse.

Suspect 2 is described as a 25-year-old Black, female. She was seen
wearing a red long sleeve shirt, black pants and was carrying a
light-colored purse.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact
Detective S. Martinez or Detective Y. Gonzalez, Rampart Area
Detectives at 213-484-3640. 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, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips.”