Suspect Sought in the Robbery of a Local Gas Station NR14178rh

May 6, 2014

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department Olympic Area Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect who robbed a gas station.

On March 11, 2014, around 3:30 a.m., a suspect entered a gas station store in the 3300 block of West Olympic Boulevard, in the city of Los Angeles.  The suspect approached the clerk from behind, pointed a handgun and demanded money.

The clerk in fear for his safety complied with the suspects demands and handed the suspect money from the cash register.  The suspect then exited the store and left in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a male Black, 23-25 years-old, stands 5 feet 10 inches tall, and weighs 180 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing a gray jacket, dark pants and a blue beanie.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Olympic Area Robbery detectives Martinez or Wong at (213) 382-9460. 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.”