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Thursday, December 29, 2016

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying an armed burglary suspect.

On Wednesday December 21, 2016, around 10:30 a.m., a residential burglary occurred in the 4900 block of Twining Street. The suspect forced entry into an unoccupied residence and removed property.

As the suspect was leaving the residence through the back, the family German Shepherd confronted the suspect. The suspect pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the dog but did not fire.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, between 25-35 years old with black hair, and a goatee. He stands about five feet, nine inches to five feet eleven inches tall and weighs between 180-210 pounds. He was wearing an LA Kings baseball cap, black pants, grey sweat shirt, black and white tennis shoes. The suspect was also wearing a gold wedding ring and a black watch.
Anyone with information regards to this suspect is asked to call Hollenbeck Burglary Detective E. Garcia at (323) 342-8996. During non-business hours, calls should be directed to1-877-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 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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