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October 3, 2018

Wilmington: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Harbor Area Auto Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a burglary from motor vehicle suspect.

On September 29, 2018, around 11:35 p.m., Harbor officers met with the victim in the 800 block of West Pacific Coast Highway in the city of Wilmington.

The victim stated she drove to a local liquor store around 9:30 p.m., on West Pacific Coast Highway to drop off some items. She left her unlocked vehicle parked outside the location. The suspect approached the store and can be seen looking inside the victim’s vehicle through the driver’s side window.

The suspect walked away from the vehicle, however, immediately returned. He then went to the passenger door, opened it and took the victim’s purse with personal items and money.

The suspect is described as a male, Hispanic, between 25-30 years of age, black hair, stands 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighs about 170 pounds wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Harbor Auto Detectives at (310) 726-7850. 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 L.A. 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.