Police ask for help with public find of robber on Olympic Blvd. store


The Los Angeles Police Department is asking the public for help in finding the suspect involved in a retail robbery.

It happened around 1:05 a.m. on Sept. 13 when the suspect walked into a grocery store on the 1800 block of W. Olympic Boulevard.

According to police, the suspect waited in line, walked to the counter, pulled out a pistol and fired a shot over the counter. The suspect then demanded that the employees fill a bag with money. The robber fired a second shot over the counter and fled on foot with the bag of cash, police added.

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The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, approximately 24 years old, black hair, brown eyes, 6 feet tall, 250 lbs. He was wearing a grey/blue Dodger hooded sweatshirt, black pants and white tennis shoes.

A video of the robbery has been posted on YouTube.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Rampart Area Detectives at (213) 484-3450.


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