Taco Truck Robbery NR18211rh

August 9, 2018

South Los Angeles: The Los
Angeles Police Deppartment and 77th Division Robbery Detectives are
asking for the public’s help in providing any information that
would lead to the identification and arrest of three suspects
involved in a robbery.

On July 14, 2018, around 3:10 a.m., 77th Area patrol officers
responded to a radio call of a robbery that just occurred in the
1300 block of West Manchester Avenue.

When the officers arrived, they discovered that three suspects had
entered the taco truck parked at the location and robbed the
workers at gunpoint. One of the victims was pistol-whipped during
the incident.

Their investigation revealed that two male Blacks and one male
Hispanic entered the truck, forced the workers to the ground and
demanded money. The suspects attempted to gain access to a safe at
the location, however were unable to access the safe. The suspects
then demanded property, including cell phones and cash, from the

The suspects were last seen running from the location with the
victims’ property. The suspects are described in their 20’s, with
no distinctive physical features.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call 77th Street
Robbery Squad, Detective Kenneth Williams, at (323) 786-5422.
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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers at
1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to
www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit
www.lapdonline.org, 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.