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Friday, March 26, 2021

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Robbery Suspects Wanted NR21093ti

March 27, 2021

Yesterday, late evening the puppy was found and returned to the owner. Suspects are still outstanding.

North Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department's North Hollywood Area detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying two robbery suspects.

On March 20, 2021, around 4:20 p.m., the suspects followed the victim out of a store and into a parking lot located near Victory Boulevard and Vineland Avenue. Suspect-1 pointed a dark colored firearm at the victim. The victim, in fear, ran to the other side of his car. Suspect-1 opened the victim's driver's side door and took a French Bulldog puppy out of the victim's vehicle. The Suspects then fled location on foot with the French Bulldog puppy.

Suspect-1 is described as a male, Hispanic, approximately 20-years-old with brown hair, brown eyes. He stands approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 160 pounds. He was wearing black shoes, blue jeans, camouflage jacket, and red hat worn backwards with a distinctive "Gauge" earring.

Suspect-2 is described as a male, Hispanic, around 20-years-old, with brown hair, brown eyes. He stands approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. He was wearing white shoes, blue jeans, and black sweater.

Anyone with information about this incident are asked to contact North Hollywood Robbery Detectives, Detective Kojima at 818-754-8426 or 818-754-8424. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 323-846-6553 or 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 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.