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News Release

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Media Relations

Commercial Burglary Suspects Sought in Studio City NR16291dm

Studio City: Burglary detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's North Hollywood Division are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspects responsible for a rash of commercial burglaries.

During the months of August and September of 2016, there has been an increase in commercial burglaries along Ventura Boulevard in Studio City. Eight of those burglaries occurred during the month of August. The suspects target businesses, smash store front windows and remove cash registers.

Police recommend installing audible alarm systems that cover glass breakage, leaving cash registers empty and open, installing a video camera system that covers both the interior and exterior of the business and illuminating the exterior as well as the interior of the businesses during the night.

Anyone with information regarding this crime or additional crimes involving the suspects are urged to call North Hollywood Burglary Detectives at (818) 623-4081. 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.