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News Release

Monday, December 21, 2015

Media Relations

Serial Robbery Suspect Arrested

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide detectives have arrested 34-year-old Jason Paul Holman who committed 16 armed robberies using an AK47 assault rifle.

Holman targeted gas stations, mini-markets, fast food restaurants, and pharmacies. Holman entered the locations pointing a partially concealed AK-47 assault rifle at the victims and then demanded money. All of the robberies occurred in the San Fernando Valley during a one year time frame.

On December 20, 2015, Holman robbed a fast food restaurant and fled in his vehicle. Robbery-Homicide Detectives, immediately arrested Holman after the robbery.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Captain W. Hayes, Detective Bret Richards, or Gerry Chamberlain, LAPD, Robbery-Homicide Division at (213) 486-6840. 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 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.