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News Release

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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Fast Food Restaurant Robbery Captured on Video NR17216ti

South Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Southeast Area Robbery detectives are seeking the public's assistance in capturing the suspect responsible for the robbing at a fast food restaurant.
On July 13, 2017, around 4 p.m., suspect entered the fast food restaurant located in the 700 block of West Imperial Highway and stood in line. Once, the last patron purchased their items, suspect approached the front counter and produced a knife from his right front pants pocket.
The suspect demanded the employee to open the cash register. The employee in fear for her life complied with the suspects demands and opened the cash register. Suspect reached over the counter and removed money from the till and placed it inside a plastic bag.The Suspect then fled the location on foot with the money.
Suspect is described as a 30 to 35-year old Black male, 6 feet 2 inches to 6 feet 4 inches tall. He weighs around 220 to 240 pounds. He was wearing a light blue collared shirt, black slacks, and has a bald head.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detectives Lanza, Southeast Area Detective, at (213) 972-7931. 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 the L.A. 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.