Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Newton Area Robbery Detectives are seeking the public's help on identifying 2-armed robbery suspects whose images were caught on surveillance video.
On December 23, 2017, around 8:30 p.m., an armed robbery occurred at a neighborhood meat market located in the 5400 block of Central Avenue.
The suspects entered the meat market and pointed guns at the victims. Suspects demanded the money from cash register along with the victim's property. During the robbery one of the suspects struck one of the victims on the head with his handgun. Victims in fear for their lives complied with the suspects demands.
The suspects fled with money, southbound on Central Avenue in a light colored 4-door vehicle.
Suspect-1 is described as a 30 to 35-year-old male Black, stands approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 170 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a light-colored sweatshirt with a red hood, a black bandana covering the lower portion of his face, white gloves, an orange safety reflective vest, dark pants, carrying a black handgun and a dark-colored shoulder bag.
Suspect-2 is described as a 30 to 35-year-old male Black, stands approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 170 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, white gloves, a dark-colored baseball hat with an "A" on the front, dark pants, an orange safety reflective vest with the letters "FTZ" or "FIZ" written on the back and carrying a black handgun.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact Newton Area Robbery Detective Avila or Detective Lowe at 323 846-6572. During non-business hours or on weekends, please contact 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 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.
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