HOLLYWOOD—Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating a robbery suspect.
According to the LAPD Blog, on Wednesday, November 15, around 7:10 p.m., an armed robbery transpired at a business located on the 5000 block of Wilshire Boulevard. The suspects came into the establishment, pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded money. Police reported that the victim, who was afraid for his life, opened the cash register and removed the currency and fled the building on foot.
The suspect is described as a 30 to 40-year-old African-American male with black hair and brown eyes. He stands around 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray sweat shirt and black sweat pants.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective R. Hernandez or Detective J. Cardenas, Wilshire Area Detectives at (213) 922-8216. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact 77th Area Detectives at (323)786-5423. During non-business hours or on weekends, please contact 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 www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, 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.