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August 9, 2023

August 10, 2023
Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Southeast Area Detectives would like to thank the public and our local partner law enforcement agency for their assistance in helping to locate and apprehend an assault suspect. On August 9, 2023, Detectives followed investigative leads that led to the arrest of Renee Latrice Hines, a 36-yeal-old resident of Bakersfield. She was booked for an Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Her bail was set at $30,000.00 (Booking No. 6656525).


August 9, 2023

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Southeast Area are seeking the public’s assistance in locating an assault suspect.

On August 6, 2023, around 6:35 p.m., Southeast Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of a female assaulting a taco stand employee  at Grandee Avenue and 103rd Street in the City of Los Angeles. When the officers arrived to the scene, their investigation revealed the female suspect, punched and pepper sprayed the victim when the victim asked the suspect to pay for the tacos she had consumed. The victim was described as a female, Hispanic in her 20s.

After the assault, the suspect walked to her car and a bystander began recording the suspect. The suspect became angry, grabbed the taco  stand sign and threw it in the bystander’s direction. The suspect then fled the location in a 2007 purple Lexus , California license plate  number 8VIT633.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and treated the victim for her injuries.

Detectives followed investigative leads and identified the suspect as, 36-year-old Renee Latrice Hines, a female, Black, 162 lbs.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Channing Lang, Southeast Area Major Assault Crimes/Crimes Against  Persons, at (213) 972-7888 and/or Detective Kelly Sullivan (213) 972-7886. 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. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.