Street Robberies in Rampart Area NA10215rh

August 17, 2010

News Conference
Thursday, August 19, 2010 4 p.m.

Rampart Division
Community Room
1401 W. 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA  90017          

Captain Steven A. Ruiz, Commanding Officer, Rampart Area
Lieutenant II Joe Losorelli, Commanding Officer, Rampart Detective Division
Lieutenant Darryl Ito, Acting Patrol Commanding Officer
Rampart Area Detective Personnel    

Over the past several months, Rampart Area has been experiencing an enormous amount of street robberies in and around the Alvarado Corridor.  The suspects are usually young male Hispanics, who target male and female Hispanic victims at all hours of the day and night.  

At the news conference detectives will address the recent robberies in addition to crime prevention tips and will have photographs of robbery suspects who have been recently arrested for street robberies in Rampart Area.

For further information contact Rampart Area Detectives at 213-484-3550, or Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.