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Friday, October 16, 2015

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department and Van Nuys Area Burglary Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying two burglars.

On October 4, 2015, around 3:15 a.m., two burglars forced their way into a business in the 13200 block of Ventura Boulevard in Van Nuys. The burglars backed their vehicle into a driveway in a late model Honda Ridgeline. The burglars used a rock to break through the front glass door of the business. The suspects took several items and left in an unknown direction.

The suspects are described as White or Middle Eastern men, between the ages of 25 to 30 years of age. One of the suspects was wearing a "Dodgers" baseball hat and a bandana over his face. The other suspect was wearing a "Hawaiian Island Creations" hooded sweat shirt.

Anyone with information about this incident, or for more information, is asked to call Van Nuys Area Burglary Detectives, Detective O'Connor at 818-374-0024. During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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