HOLLYWOOD—The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to locate the suspect responsible for a burglary that transpired at a Hollywood Apartment complex on October 6 at around 6:30 p.m.
According to the LAPD Blog, the suspect entered a large apartment complex’s subterranean garage and loitered at the front door steps before gaining access to the apartment lobby when a delivery man exited the establishment. The suspect went to the second floor and used an unknown pry tool to open the victim’s apartment door, and placed the items into the bags obtained from the victim’s residence and exited the building.
Police are describing the suspect as an African-American male, 25-30 years old, with a beard. He stands approximately 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighs around 170 to 190 pounds. He was wearing a bright orange Under Armor hooded sweatshirt, camouflage pants, and grey running shoes.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Hollywood Burglary Detective Aluotto at (213) 972-2929 or Detective Childs at (213) 972-2931. 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 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips.”