Suspect Wanted for Grocery Store Robbery NR16024

January 26, 2016

Los Angeles: Detectives from the
Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Division are asking for the
public’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect.

On Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at about 12:45 p.m., a robbery
occurred at the Trader Joe’s located at the 10700 block of National
Boulevard. The suspect entered the store, loaded a backpack with
liquor and left without paying. When store employees confronted
him, the suspect threatened them with a knife.

The suspect is described as a male, Hispanic, with black hair in a
ponytail, beard with mustache, standing at 6 feet tall, weighing
approximately 200 lbs. The suspect was wearing a dark sweater, dark
shorts, and grey and black tennis shoes.

A photo of the suspect was taken with the backpack filled with the
items taken from the Trader Joe’s.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Pacific
Area Robbery Detective Keyzer at 310-482-6369 or call Pacific Watch
Commander at 310-482-6334. 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.”