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Monday, August 30, 2021

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Detectives Seeking Assistance in Identifying Suspect NR21232ll

LAX-Field Services Division: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's LAX Crime Task Force, are seeking the community's help in identifying a suspect who breached airport security and entered the airfield at LAX.

On May 18, 2021, around 1:10 a.m., the suspect entered a Los Angeles International Airport restricted area. The suspect posed as a custodial worker to pass through security, then changed clothes before entering the airfield. When confronted, the suspect fled on foot by climbing an airfield fence to escape.

Suspect is described as a light-skinned male, 25 years old, with brown hair, brown eyes, approximately 6 feet tall and 165 pounds. During the incident he wore a black hooded jacket with grey stripes on the arms and the number "84" on the front left chest area. The suspect also wore a yellow work vest, blue jeans, and black shoes with a white stripe. He was also seen wearing a checkered blue flannel long sleeve shirt.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call LAX Crime Task Force Detective Jacobus at (424)-750-0912 or Detective Nolan at (310) 908-7438. 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.