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News Release

Friday, May 19, 2017

Media Relations

2017 Unsolved Hit and Runs in South Bureau NA17097rh

WHAT:
News Conference

WHEN:
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
1 p.m.

WHERE:
77th Community Police Station
Community Room
7600 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90003

WHO:
LAPD Captain Jonathan Tom, South Bureau Traffic Commanding Officer
Commanding Officer, Operations South Bureau
South Traffic Detectives
Council representatives

Note: Members of the families will be available to speak with the media.

WHY:
In 2017, Operations South Burau has had 25 traffic collision fatalities in which 11 involve Hit and Runs. Six of these Hit and Runs remain unsolved. South Traffic Detectives needs help from the community to assist with solving these crimes. The news conference will ask for the public's help in identifying the suspects and locating vehicles.

CONTACT: For questions, please contact Detective Karen Jones, South Traffic Detectives, at (323) 421-2570.


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