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Friday, October 27, 2017

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Armed Robbery Suspects Caught on Video NR17319dm

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Newton Area are seeking the public's assistance in identifying three violent robbery suspects.

On Friday, October 20, 2017, around 7:05 a.m., a takeover robbery occurred at a commercial business located in the 3300 block of Central Avenue. Three armed suspects entered the business and tied up the employee. The suspects ransacked the office and removed money. During the robbery, the suspects physically assaulted the employee. The suspects fled in a 2017 black Ford Explorer with paper plates.

The first suspect is described as a 40-year-old male Black with brown eyes. He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds. He was wearing a black leather jacket, black jeans, and black shoes.

The second suspect is described as a 40-year-old male Black with brown eyes. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He was wearing a black T-shirt, black pants, and grey shoes.

The third suspect is described as a male. He was wearing a blue baseball cap, blue shirt, and black shoes


Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective French or Detective Diego, Newton Area Detectives at (323) 846-6572. 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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."


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