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News Release

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Media Relations

Burglary Suspects Entered an Apartment Complex and Removed Mail NR19052rc

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Rampart Burglary detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspects responsible for burglarizing a mail room.

On January 24, 2019, around 1:50 p.m., the suspect(s) entered an apartment complex in the 1300 block of West 7th Street and on three separate occasions in the month of February. The suspect gained entry through the locked apartment complex with a key fob. He then rode the elevator to the second floor where the mail room is located. The suspect then used a counterfeit mailbox key to open mailboxes and remove the mail. He also has an electronic code to access the package locker to remove packages.

First suspect is described as a male, Hispanic, stands between 6 feet and 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighs between 210-230 pounds, wearing a black/gold Dodgers cap.

Second suspect is described as a female, white, stands 5 feet 3 inches, weighs around 140 pounds, wearing a black track suit.

Third suspect is a male, Hispanic, stands 5 feet 9 inches, weighs around 230 pounds, wearing a blue hoodie.



Anyone with information is urged to call Rampart Burglary Detective Elizabeth Holguin at (213) 484-3486. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 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 onlinetip. 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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