Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Wilshire Division are seeking the public's assistance in identifying two burglary suspects.
On Sunday, October 16, 2016, around 5:50 a.m., a residential burglary occurred in the 800 block
of Plymouth Boulevard. The suspects entered the locked main door of the condominium complex and attempted to open locked mail boxes inside the common area. They proceeded to enter the parking garage, whereupon they attempted to enter multiple vehicles. Suspect 1 then successfully entered the victim's vehicle, removed property from inside the vehicle, and fled the location with suspect 2.
Suspect 1 is described as a male Hispanic, about 28-35 years old, black hair, and brown eyes. He stands about 5'8" feet tall and weighs around 190 pounds. Suspect 1 was wearing a red t-shirt with a black "Nike" emblem, black pants, and red shoes.
Suspect 2 is described as a female Hispanic, about 28-35 years old, brown hair, and brown eyes. She stands about 5'8" feet tall and weighs around 140-150 pounds. Suspect 2 was wearing a grey hoodie, black tank top, faded blue jeans, and brown ankle boots.
**To view the video of the suspects please go to www.lapdonline.org.**
Anyone with information is urged to contact Wilshire Auto Detective Bret Banachowski at 213-922-8247 or 213-922-8205. 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."
On July 23, 2016 around 8:20 p.m., victim and the suspect were in the area near Pico Boulevard and Alvarado Street. The suspect was walking on the south sidewalk on Pico Boulevard from Alvarado Street toward Westlake Avenue when the victim approached him from behind. They then engaged in an argument for an unknown reason. The argument escalated into a physical confrontation and during the confrontation the victim was stabbed once in the chest with a sharp metal object. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics.
The suspect was last seen running westbound on Pico Boulevard towards Alvarado Street.
The suspect is described by witnesses as a male, Hispanic, 20-25 years-old, about 5 feet 7 inches tall, and thin build.
We are releasing a portion of video surveillance of a male that detectives are attempting to identify because we believe he was a witness or possibly involved.
**To view the video of the suspect please go to www.lapdonline.org**
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Rampart Homicide Detective's Detective Martinez at (213) 484-3642 or Detective Chung at (213) 484-3643. 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 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.