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Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Residential Burglary Suspects Caught on Tape NR16258lp

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys Division Burglary detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying burglary suspects.

On July 20, 2016 around 6:20 p.m., Van Nuys patrol officers responded to a radio call of a "burglary" in the 15400 block of Deerhorn Road in the city of Los Angeles. When officers arrived they found that the suspects had made their way into the victim's home by smashing in a sliding door in the back. The suspects took the victim's property including jewelry, money, clothing and two safes. The suspects made two trips into the victim's home to carry out the stolen property. The suspects then left the area in a gray Hyundai Santa-Fe.

First suspect is described as a male Black, 25 to 30 years old. He stands approximately 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 170 pounds. The suspect was wearing a black hat, black jacket, dark sweat pants and black shoes.

Second suspect is described as a male Black, 25 to 30 years old. He stands approximately 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds. He was wearing a black jacket, dark sweat pants and dark shoes.

Third suspect is described as a male Black, 25 to 30 years old. He stands approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs between 170 and 180 pounds. He was wearing a dark jacket, dark shorts and dark shoes.

*Still photographs attached to second page Surveillance Video available at lapdonline.org *

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Van Nuys Burglary Detective Diamond at (818) 374-0029 or Detective O'Connor at (818) 374-0024. 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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