Vehicle Vandal Averts Arrest NR23774mo

December 5, 2023

December 5, 2023 NR23774mo


Los Angeles: Olympic Division Auto Detectives have released a photo of the suspect wanted for vehicle vandalism.



Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Police Department’s Olympic Division Auto Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify a suspect wanted for the damage of approximately 30 vehicles.

On December 4, 2023, between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., the suspect, armed with a yellow crowbar, smashed the bodies and windows of vehicles parked in the area encompassed by 4th Street to 7th Street and Westmoreland Boulevard to Virgil Avenue.

The suspect is described as a male, Black, wearing a “Dallas” sweatshirt, black pants, black slippers and carrying a neon green bag. The suspect is known to be hostile toward bystanders. Investigators believe there may be additional victims and are encouranging anyone with information to come forward.

Anyone who witnessed these acts of vandalism, or who has additional information is asked to contact LAPD Olympic Area Auto Detectives at 213-382-9370. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7  (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 Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P-3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.