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West Valley: The Los Angeles Police Department and Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect involved in an altercation with 54-year-old Luis Aguilar, a Van Nuys resident.

On January 31, 2019, around 9:30 p.m., West Valley area patrol officers responded to a "415 fight, two males", radio call in the 7400 block of Woodley Avenue. When officers arrived, they saw Aguilar laying on the ground inside his living room unconscious.

The Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded and pronounced Aguilar dead at scene.

According to a witness, the suspect forcefully entered Aguilar's residence and began hitting Aguilar multiple times. The suspect then left the location.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic.

Anyone with information on this shooting should contact Valley Bureau Homicide Detective Steve Castro at 818-374-1925. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 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 ww.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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Los Angeles: Robbery Homicide Division detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) announce the arrest of a murder suspect responsible for killing his wife and son.

On Wednesday, December 26, 2018, victims' Natali and Alex Glukhovskiy were found deceased in their apartment on Oxnard Boulevard in Van Nuys.

On Friday, February 1, 2019, detectives from Robbery Homicide Division arrested the husband and father of the victims for the murders. The suspect Viktor Glukhovskiy, is a civilian employee at LAPD Security Services Division. Natali was 39-years old at the time of her death and Alex was 13-years old. Viktor was arrested on a ramey warrant for murder and held on a $2,000,000-dollar bail.

The case will go to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office on Monday for filing considerations.

Anyone with information is urged to call Detective Santillan or Detective Stearns, Robbery Homicide Detectives, at 213-486-6875 or 213-486-6906. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 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 onlinetip. 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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Encino: The Los Angeles Police Department's West Valley Area, Detectives are seeking the public's help identifying a suspect targeting Armenian schools with Turkish Flags.

On January 29, 2019 around 4:40 a.m., the suspect jumped the front gate and zip-tied twelve flags throughout the Holy Martyrs Armenian church/school located in the
5300 block of White Oak Avenue in the city of Encino. The suspect then fled the location. Video surveillance captured the suspect's actions

During the investigation, detectives learned of a similar incident at another school within the Los Angeles Police Department's Topanga Division at AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School located in the 6800 block of Oakdale Avenue in the city of Winnetka.

Both locations are Armenian churches/schools.

Suspect is described as a male who is approximately 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 11 inches tall. He was wearing a black mask, black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information is urged to contact West Valley Detective Division at (818) 374-7730. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 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 ww.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.



Robbery Suspects Captured on Surveillance Video

Koreatown: The Los Angeles Police Department's Olympic Area, Robbery Detectives are seeking the public's help identifying armed robbery suspects whose images were caught on surveillance video.

On January 5, 2019, at approximately 1:23 p.m., Suspect-1 and Suspect-2 entered a Catholic Church Supply store located in the 3600 block of West Olympic Boulevard. They browsed merchandise in the store for a short time before Suspect-1 pointed a handgun at the clerk and forced her into the office area in the back of the store. Suspect-2 forced a female customer into the office area as well. Suspect-1 held the victims in the office area while Suspect-2 removed jewelry items and placed them in her bag. Both suspects fled on foot with the store's property.

On January 17, 2019, at approximately 12:20 p.m., Suspect-2 entered a shoe store located in the 4200 block of 3rd Street and appeared to be browsing the merchandise. Shortly afterwards, Suspect-1 entered the store and pointed a small black handgun at the clerk. The suspects forced the clerk to the storage area in the back of the store. Suspect-2 removed items from the victim as Suspect-1 held her at gunpoint. Suspect-1 and Suspect-2 fled on foot with the victim's property.

Both locations were Korean run businesses and are locked during normal business hours. Customers must be let in by the clerks, or have appointments to enter the locations. In both cases, clerks allowed the suspects to enter.

Suspect-1 is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, medium build, approximately 30-40 years of age. On January 5, 2019, he was wearing a baseball cap, scarf and glasses. On January 17, 2019, he was wearing a knit winter hat and a Gap hooded sweatshirt.

Suspect-2 is described as a female Hispanic, approximately 5 feet 3 to 5 inches tall, medium build, approximately 30-45 years of age. On January 5, 2019, she was wearing a black baseball cap and glasses with a grey sweatshirt and pants. On January 17, 2019, she was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, hooded winter jacket and glasses.



Anyone with information is urged to contact Olympic Division Detectives, Robbery Section, Detective Brian Calicchia at (213) 382-9466. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 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 ww.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


Back to Back Robberies Suspect Captured on Video

West Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's West Los Angeles Division are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect who committed multiple business robberies.

On January 27, 2019, around 1:15 a.m., a male suspect entered a store located near Santa Monica Boulevard and Wellesley Avenue. The suspect entered the open business and walked up to the register, lifted his shirt, revealed the handle of a black handgun inside his front waistband.

The suspect then placed a plastic bag on the counter and demanded money. The employee placed money inside the bag and the suspect then demanded lottery scratchers. After the employee placed the scratchers inside the bag, the suspect grabbed it and fled the location.

On January 27, 2019, around 6:15 a.m., a male suspect entered a gas station located near Santa Monica Boulevard and Beloit Avenue. The suspect entered the open business and walked up to the register, placed a plastic bag on the counter, and demanded money.

The employee did not understand and the suspect then lifted his shirt, revealed the handle of a black handgun inside his front waistband. The suspect was also wearing blue rubber gloves. The suspect then demanded lottery scratchers in addition to the money. After the employee placed the scratchers and money inside the bag, the suspect grabbed it, and fled the location.

The suspect is described as a male white, 27-33-years-old, with short brown or red hair.

He stands approximately 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and has a medium build.

He was last seen wearing black baseball cap embossed with "Hurley", a dark jacket with a light colored print on the front panel, black jeans, and black shoes.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact West Los Angeles Robbery Detective Witzer at 310-444-1529. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be Directed to 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 onlinetip. 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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Harbor City: Homicide detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Area are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification of the suspects responsible for killing 20-year-old K'Len Grandberry.

On Saturday, January 26, 2019, around 1:50 p.m., Harbor Area patrol officers responded to an "Ambulance Shooting" radio call in the 1500 block of Anaheim Street in Harbor City. Upon their arrival, officers located a male suffering from a gunshot wound. Preliminary investigation determined K'Len Grandberry was with a group of friends at an apartment complex. Unknown suspects approached the group from the south side of the apartment complex and began shooting. K'Len attempted to flee from the area of the gunfire, but was struck and collapsed.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported K'Len to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries. Two additional victims were shot and are listed in stable condition. They are expected to survive.

There is no suspect description and no vehicle was seen.

Anyone with information is urged to call Detective Maffei or Detective Tiffin, Harbor Area Detectives, at (310)726-7882 or (310)726-7884. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 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 onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may