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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Central Division are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect responsible for grand theft at two separate locations.

On August 13, 2015, between 1:15 p.m. and 1:35 p.m., a suspect walked into a restricted area, designated for employees only, at the "Smart and Final" Store in the 800 block of South Figueroa Street. He removed property and left the location.

After the theft at the Smart and Final, the same suspect walked into a restricted area, designated for employees only, at the "O" Hotel in the 800 block of South Flower Street. He removed property and left the location.

Both thefts are captured on video surveillance.



The suspect is described as a male Black, 40-50 years of age, with black hair and brown eyes. He stands approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. He was wearing glasses, a white long sleeve polo shirt, dark pants, and white shoes.

Anyone with information, or who recognizes the suspect, is urged to call Central Division Burglary Detectives at (213) 996-1851. 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. Tipsters may remain anonymous.



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