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Friday, December 20, 2019

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Authorities Seek the Public's Help in Identifying a Serial Bank Robber

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery Homicide Division, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are seeking the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of a serial bank robbery suspect.

Beginning November 22, 2019, a single male suspect has targeted banks for the purpose of robbery. The suspect would enter the bank, approach the teller window, and threaten to shoot everyone in the bank unless provided cash. The suspect would then flee the location on foot. Investigators have identified five bank robberies committed or attempted by this suspect in the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. The most recent bank robbery occurred on Monday, December 16, 2019 in Hollywood.

The suspect is described as a male Black with black hair and a beard. He stands approximately 6 feet tall and weighs 170-200 pounds and is known to wear dark clothing and sunglasses.



Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Robbery Homicide Detectives Freddy Arroyo or Daniel Jaramillo at (213) 486-6840. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-247 (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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