Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department’s Van Nuys Division detectives are seeking the
public’s assistance to identify five suspects who committed an
On September 21, 2018, around 2:30 a.m., Van Nuys officers
responded to a robbery call near the intersection of Ventura
Boulevard and Van Nuys Boulevard. Five suspects left a local
restaurant, walking past the victim as they exited. Three of the
suspects returned, wearing hooded sweatshirts and approached the
victim who was still inside the restaurant.
One suspect pointed a handgun at the victim while the second and
third suspects removed the victim’s property. After taking the
victim’s property, the three suspects entered a 2012-2014 white
four-door Mercedes-Benz C-Class, driven by the fourth suspect, and
fled the scene.
The fifth suspect was in a 2013-2017 white Infiniti QX70 (SUV),
which was parked across the street from the awaiting white
Mercedes-Benz during the robbery.
After the three suspects fled the scene in the white Mercedes-Benz,
the white Infiniti SUV also fled the scene behind the white
The suspects are five male Blacks, 20-25 years-of-age.
The involved 2 vehicles are
described as follows:
The first vehicle is a 2012-2014 white Mercedes-Benz C-Class
four-door with tinted windows.
The second vehicle is a 2013-2017 white Infiniti QX70 (SUV) with
black wheels and tinted windows.
Anyone with information about the incident, especially the
location or identity of the suspect, is asked to call Van Nuys
Division Detective Cheun at 818-374-0081. 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477)
or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also
visit www.lapdonline.org, 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their