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News Release

Thursday, October 12, 2017

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Burglary Suspect Caught on Video at Hollywood Apartment Complex NR17203ti

Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department's Hollywood Area Burglary detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a burglary suspect.

On October 6, 2017 around 6:30 p.m., the suspect entered a large apartment complex's subterranean garage. He loitered at the front door steps until he gained access to the apartment lobby when a delivery man exited. The suspect proceeded to the second floor and used an unknown pry tool to open the victim's apartment door. The suspect placed the items into the bags obtained from the victim's residence and exited the location.

The suspect is described as a male black, 25-30 years old, with a beard. He stands approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 170 to 190 pounds. He was wearing a bright orange Under Armor hooded sweatshirt, camouflage pants, and grey running shoes.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Hollywood Burglary Detective Aluotto at (213) 972-2929 or Detective Childs at (213) 972-2931. 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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."