Thursday, January 5, 2017
Robbery at Convenience Store Caught On Video NR17006jhLos Angeles: Robbery detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Southeast Area are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a robbery suspect.
On November 11, 2016, around 11:55 p.m., the suspect entered a local convenience store in the 500 block of West El Segundo Boulevard in the city of Los Angeles. The suspect grabbed a bottle of water and proceeded to the front counter. After waiting for multiple customers to leave the store, he simulated a handgun and ordered employees to take money out of the cash register and place it on the counter. He then jumped over the counter and removed around $300 dollars of US currency from the cash register. Suspect then fled the location on foot.
The suspect is described as a male White or Hispanic, around 45 to 65 years-old. He stands approximately 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 250 pounds. He was wearing a light blue long sleeved dress shirt, blue jean shorts, white socks, black ankle high tennis shoes and a fedora hat. He also has tattoos on his left index finger and hand which extends up his wrist and another tattoo above his right knee.
WARNING: Video contains graphic language
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Southeast Area Robbery Detective Lanza at (213) 972-7931. 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 the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.