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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department's Northeast Area detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two-armed robbery suspects responsible for a business robbery.

On November 21, 2019, around 2:55 p.m., two armed suspects entered a local nail salon located in the 3000 block of Rowena Avenue armed with handguns. The suspects robbed the business and all customers inside taking money and personal belongings. The suspects fled in an older model white Chevy Suburban or Chevy Tahoe. The vehicle is described as having after-market HD headlights and a trailer hitch.

Since this robbery, the same suspects have robbed five similar locations in the Silverlake and Highland Park areas between November 26, 2019 and December
6, 2019. Also, the same suspects have robbed locations in the city of Alhambra.

First suspect is described as a male Hispanic, 30-40 years of age, stands 6 feet tall, and weighs around 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a Dodger baseball cap, grey hoodie and blue jeans. He used a utility reflective vest in one robbery.

Second suspect is described as a male Hispanic, 30-40 years of age, stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 240 pounds. He was last seen wearing a baseball cap, blue sweatshirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information about this incident, or for more information, is asked to call Northeast Area Robbery Detective Jorge Morales at (323) 561-3470. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.



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