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Monday, September 15, 2014

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Sketch of Hollywood Burglary Suspect Released NR14343lp

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department, Hollywood Area, Robbery Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect who is linked to burglaries and a robbery in the Hollywood Area.

On Saturday, January 4, 2014, around 7:00 p.m. the Suspect entered through a window and burglarized a residence located in the 1000 block of North Oxford Avenue. While the suspect was going through the residence, the victim returned home and found him in one of the bedrooms. The suspect left through the front door.

On Friday, February 21, 2014, the suspect entered through a window and burglarized another residence located in the 5200 block of Romaine Avenue.  The suspect ransacked the location and left.

On Thursday, March 27, 2014, the Suspect entered through the front window of a residence located in the 1400 block of North Serrano Avenue.  The victim returned home as the suspect was ransacking the residence.  There was a struggle and the suspect took out a knife and threatened the victim shortly before leaving the location through the rear alley.

The Suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic Male around 25-30 years of age, with black hair, brown eyes, around 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds.

If anyone has any additional information regarding this crime contact Hollywood Area Robbery Detectives, Detective Marin at (213) 972-2954. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  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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