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Friday, November 27, 2020

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Suspect Sought in Jewelry Store Stabbing NR20298mp

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Central Bureau Homicide Unit are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect responsible for the stabbing death of a man at a Downtown jewelry store.
On November 3, 2020, around 9:00 a.m., the suspect entered a jewelry store in the 700 block of South Broadway and was inside for approximately six minutes. The suspect stabbed the jewelry store owner several times, then exited the store carrying a white grocery bag. The suspect fled on foot eastbound on 7th Street from Broadway then northbound on Spring Street from 7th Street.

Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

The suspect is described as a 30 to 40-year-old male Hispanic. He stands approximately five feet six inches to five feet eight inches tall and weighs approximately 160 to 180 pounds.

Anyone with additional information is urged to contact Central Bureau Homicide Detectives at (213-996-4149. 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 www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, 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.



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