Knock Knock Burglars
Posted by Ryan J. Beard on Sep 26, 2012 - 5:18:36 PM
BRENTWOOD—Next time you hear an unexpected knock at the
door this fall, think twice about answering it. The Los Angeles Police
Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying four members of the
knock-knock burglary crew who have targeted homes in West Los Angeles and
The Los Angeles Police Department reports that around 4:10
p.m. on Tuesday, September 4, suspects knocked on the door of a
home in the 12600 block of W. Sunset Bl. The suspects then tried to enter the
house through the side gate when no one answered. As the suspects walked
towards the side gate they were confronted on the drive way by the victim who
had heard their knock at the front door shortly before. The suspects then got
into their car after one punched the victim in the face, and left the residence
in an unknown direction.
The four suspects are all described as black males, 18-25
years old, one was wearing a white tank top, with brown shorts and blue shoes,
police said. The suspect’s vehicle is described as a four door ”˜98-”˜03 black
Lincoln Continental or a Towncar with a partial license plate of 4k-k--- or
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact
West Los Angeles Area Burglary Detective C. White at 310-444-1522/24. 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 Crime Stoppers
at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by
texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.
All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to
LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.
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