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Friday, November 3, 2017

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Restaurant Burglar Duo Caught on Tape NR17331rn

Los Angeles: On May 14, 2015 around 10:45 p.m., two suspects pried open the front door of a closed restaurant in the 1600 block of West Carson Street. The suspects stole the cash drawer from the business.

On July 25, 2015 around 1:20 a.m., two suspects smashed open the front door of the closed restaurant in the 1200 block of North Gaffey Street. The suspects attempted to break into the manager's office, but were unable, and fled without taking any property.



On November 1, 2017 around 12:00 a.m., two suspects smashed open the front door of a closed restaurant located at 2400 of South Western Avenue. The suspects stole the cash drawers from the business.

Surveillance video was obtained in all three cases, and in all three cases, it appears to be the same suspects.

Suspect #1 is described as a male black. He stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall, bald, weighs about 150 pounds, and is approximately 50-60 years of age.

Suspect #2 is described as a male black. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs approximately 170 pounds, and is approximately 40-50 years of age.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Officer Baran at Harbor Burglary Detectives at (310) 726-7856. 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."


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