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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying two people of interest involved in an alleged hate crime incident that occurred on Wednesday January 6, 2021, in front of City Hall.

Person of Interest #1 is described as a male, White, 40-45 years old, standing at 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 200 1lbs. He was last seen wearing a gray hat, with American flag emblem, and gray shirt with "45" logo.

Person of Interest # 2 is described as a male, White, Brown eyes, 30-40 years old, standing at 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 180 1lbs. He was last seen wearing a black cap, black tactical vest, and ripped jean shorts.

There is zero tolerance for crimes based in hate and the department will aggressively pursue every lead to bring individuals to justice. The department is committed to ensuring all efforts are made to support prosecution of this alleged hate crime while ensuring that people of every background are protected and served with equality."

Anyone with information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Central Caps Detective Cheng #37558 at (213) 996-1248. After hours notify Central Area at (213) 486-6606. Anonymous tips can be called into Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or by texting 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Online tips may be placed at www.LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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