Armed Robbery On Melrose Avenue

MELROSE—On Wednesday, March 23, the Los Angele Police Department announced they are asking for the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects.

On Monday, March 22 at approximately 1:40 p.m., in the 7600 block of Melrose Avenue, three suspects approached a man, who was walking with his girlfriend after he had dined at a restaurant nearby.

The suspects physically assaulted the victim and demanded his property. One of the three suspects produced a handgun and stole the victim’s property, including a gold necklace that he was wearing at the time of the incident. The suspects fled the scene in a red four-door sedan with a fourth getaway driver.

The suspects are described as three Black males between the ages of 20 and 30 years old. A video of part of the incident can be viewed at

Anyone with information on this crime can contact Wilshire Robbery Detective S. Azmy at (213) 922-8229. Anonymous callers can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.