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News Release

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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Burglary Suspects Sought, Images Captured on Video NR13531bb

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects responsible for a rash of burglaries that have been occurring in the Hollywood Hills.

On December 8, 2013, around 6:30 p.m., officers were called to a residence in the 2000 block of Mound Street to investigate a burglary that had just occurred.  Surveillance video captured suspects entering onto the property of the victim’s home.  The suspects smashed a large window door to the rear of the home. The two suspects walked in and ransacked the residence taking the victim’s jewelry.  They fled the location jumping over the fence.

First suspect is described as a male black, 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing 135 to 150 pounds, 18 to 23 years of age. He was seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, light color pants and dark shoes.

Second suspect is described as a male black, 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 135 to 150 pounds, 18 to 23 years of age. He was seen wearing a red beanie, camouflage shirt vest with dark sleeves and stripe black and white shorts, wearing very unique clothing.

The police believe they are responsible for other burglaries in the area and are seeking the public’s help in identifying them.  The suspects are believed to be driving a light color Mercedes vehicle.

***Photographs of the suspects are attached to this release; video is available online at www.lapdtv.org***

Anyone with information about these crimes, suspects, or their vehicle is asked to call Hollywood Area Burglary Detective Jeff Childs at 213-972-2926.   During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.



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