LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the suspect involved in an armed robbery attempt that occurred on November 4.
The LAPD reported at around 7:30 p.m., two suspects approached a male who was standing in front of his residence, located in the 400 block of Plymouth Boulevard. Suspect 1, armed with an unknown-type handgun, and demanded property from the victim. The victim reacted and armed himself, shooting at Suspect 1. Suspect 1 shot back at the victim before fleeing the region. Suspect 1 fled in a dark-colored sedan, driven by Suspect 3. Suspect 2 fled on foot.
The victim was not injured during the incident, but it is unknown if the suspects were injured in the exchange of gunfire. Suspect 1 is described as a Black male standing 5 foot and 10 inches tall. He was wearing a black ski mask, black shirt, and black pants, armed with unknown-type handgun. Suspect 2 is a Black male standing 5 foot and 9 inches tall. He was wearing a mask, gray hooded sweatshirt with blue stripe from shoulder to arm. No details are available on Suspect 3, who is believed to be the driver in the incident.
Anyone with details about the incident is asked to contact Olympic Division Detectives at (213) 382-9316. 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 the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org.