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July 10, 2018

UPDATE July 26, 2018 On July 23, 2018, 25-year-old Yuri Cho was arrested for Grand Theft. The property taken has been recovered and returned to the victim.

Studio City: The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for Grand Theft.

On June 20, 2018, around 4 p.m., Los Angeles police officers responded to a radio call of a theft investigation near the 12100 block of Ventura Boulevard.

Investigation revealed the suspect entered the business to have a manicure and pedicure. As she was receiving the treatments, she discovered the victim’s wedding and engagement ring on the side tray. The suspect took the ring, concealed it in her hand, and placed the ring in her purse. The suspect paid for her treatment and left the location with victim’s property.

The suspect is described as a female Asian in his mid-20s, with black hair and brown eyes. She stands around five feet 5 inches tall and weighing around 120 pounds. She was wearing a black dress with flower design and brown wedge heels.

If you have any information, contact Detective Joseph Hampton, North Hollywood Theft Detectives, at 818-754-8377. During non-business hours or on weekends, please contact 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (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 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.