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Pick Pocket Suspects Caught on Video

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Hollywood Area (HED)detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying two "Theft from Person" suspects.

On Sunday, August 27, 2017, between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., two theft from person incidents occurred. The first incident occurred on Sycamore Street, just north of Hollywood Boulevard, and the second occurred at the corner of Franklin Street and Orchid Avenue in the Hollywood Area.

Two suspects approached the victims from behind and tossed an unknown type of liquid on the back of their clothing. The suspects then approached the victims to tell them they have bird feces on their clothing. The suspects, appearing concerned, tell the victims that they will help wipe and clean them off. During the exaggerated wipe down by both suspects, one suspect removes a wallet from one victim. A camera was removed from a back pack from the second victim in a separate incident. Both suspects then entered a Nissan Rogue, with white paper plates, being driven by a third suspect and fled in an unknown direction.

The victims targeted were 20 and 71-years-old.

Suspect one is described as a 30 to 40-year-old male Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 foot 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, dark shorts and black tennis shoes with white soles.

Suspect two is described as a 35 to 40-year-old female Hispanic with black hair. She stands

5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 170 to180 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black floppy hat, black flower shirt, black pants and black shoes.

There is no description on the third suspect.

**To view the video of the suspect please go to www.lapdonline.org**

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Officer Corona Hollywood Entertainment District Detectives at 213 972 2939. 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."


Off-Duty Husband & Wife LAPD Officers Help Save a Woman’s Life

Ontario: Two off-duty Los Angeles Police Officers help save the life of a 71-year old elderly woman who went into full cardiac arrest.

On August 22, 2017, around 4:30 p.m., Officer Frank Garcia and his wife, Officer Susan Garcia, were off-duty with their three children at a local restaurant, located at 3700 block of Inland Empire Boulevard in the city of Ontario.

While waiting to be seated, Officer F. Garcia and Officer S. Garcia observed an elderly woman going into full cardiac arrest.

Patrons called 911 while both officers immediately began Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). The officers continued CPR on Ms. Marcy Schneidmiller, 71, a Chino retired school teacher until the recue ambulance arrived.

Schneidmiller was taken to a local hospital where she remained for 5 days until she recovered.

Schneidmiller's granddaughter, Amanda Chavez, 22, who witness the incident, stated that if it wasn't for the CPR performed by the off-duty officers, she doesn't believe her grandmother would have survived.

Ms. Chavez is grateful for both officers "being at the right place at the right time."


Missing 24-Year-Old Woman

Los Angeles: The family of Alyssa Anne Lewis and the Los Angeles Police Department requests the public's assistance in locating her.

On August 13, 2017, Alyssa was last seen in the 13100 block of Hubbard Street in the City of Sylmar. She has not been seen or heard from since.

Alyssa suffers from mental illness and requires medication for her condition.

Alyssa is described as a 24-year-old white female, brown hair, blue eyes, standing at 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 105 pounds.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Alyssa Anne Lewis, please contact, Missing Person's Unit, at 213-996-1800. 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


Sexual Assault Suspect in Custody

Van Nuys: On September 5, 2017, members of the FBI/LAPD Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Antonio Reyes a resident of Arleta for attempted rape.

On Saturday, August 12, 2017, at 5:45 a.m., the victim was walking in the area of 14000 block of Vanowen Street in the City of Van Nuys. As she was approaching her apartment, she was confronted by Antonio Reyes.
After numerous leads from the public, detectives were able to identify Antonio Reyes as the suspect.

On September 5, 2017, acting on a tip the FBI/LAPD Violent Fugitive Task Force located the suspect in Arleta while he was working as a laborer and took him into custody without incident.

Detectives have provided Antonio Reyes photos in case there may be additional victims of other unreported incidents and are asking for the public's assistance in locating them.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Van Nuys Area Detectives at 818-374-9500. 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.