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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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Suspects Challenge Store Clerk to a Fight Before Stealing Merchandise NR13381SM

Los Angeles:  Robbery Detectives from Hollywood Division are asking for the public’s help to provide information that will lead to the identification and arrest of suspects wanted for robbery.

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013, around 8:30 p.m., four suspects entered an open CVS Store located in the 1700 block of North Cahuenga Boulevard.  Once inside, one of the suspects distracted an employee while another suspect selectively removed merchandise from the shelves.  That suspect then hid the items under his clothing.  When the employee approached the suspect, two additional suspects confronted the employee and challenged her to fight. One of the suspects physically bumped the store clerk then all the suspects started screaming and yelling at the employee, demanding that she sell them alcohol.  The suspects then left the location on foot with the stolen merchandise.

Suspect-1 is described as a male Black, 16 to 20-years-old, standing 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighing 150 to 160 pounds.

Suspect-2 is described as a male Black, 16 to 20-years-old, standing around 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing around 130 pounds.

Suspect-3 is described as a female Black with brown hair, 16 to 20-years-old, standing 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 190-200 pounds.

Suspect-4 is described as a female Black light brown/blond hair, standing 5 feet 7 to 8 inches tall and weighing 140-150 pounds,

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact Hollywood Division Robbery Detective Eberhardt or Officer Maxwell at 213-972-2955.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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