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News Release

Thursday, September 28, 2017

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East Hollywood Robbery Suspect Caught On Camera NR17281sr

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Northeast Division are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a robbery suspect.

On August 27, 2017, around 11:00 a.m., a robbery occurred at a gas station located in the East Hollywood area at the corner of Vermont Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard. The suspect entered the store at the gas station and asked the cashier for two dollars in change. When the cashier opened the cash register, the suspect forcefully pushed the cashier away and grabbed the money from the cash drawer. The suspect then fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a male Black, he stands about 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet 1 inches tall, weighs about 200-220 pounds, had a full beard, and is approximately 25-35 years of age. He was wearing a long-sleeved gray dress shirt, red pants, and white shoes. There was no suspect vehicle seen.

Anyone with information is asked to call Northeast Division Detective Korn at (323) 561-3471. 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 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.