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Thursday, August 23, 2018

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LAPD is Seeking the Public’s Help, Identifying a Burglary Suspect Operating in Koreatown NR18123ti

UPDATE
On August 16, 2018, the Los Angeles Police Department's Olympic Area Detectives arrested 54-year-old Marcelino Perez for Residential Burglary.

The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the person responsible for several residential burglaries in the Koreatown area dating back to February 2017. Between February 20, 2017 and April 24, 2018, at least 12 apartments were burglarized during daytime hours.

The suspect is described as a a male White or Hispanic in his mid-40s, approximately five-feet nine-inches tall, and weighing approximately 165 pounds. He has short hair and a distinct nose.

If you have any information that may lead to the identification and arrest of this burglary suspect, contact Detective Michael Lorenz, Olympic Detectives, at (213) 382-9443. During non-business hours or on weekends, please contact 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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