An armed man who robbed a Denny’s Restaurant in Commerce is being sought by East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station detectives.
The crime happened Monday, Dec. 10, at 11:40 p.m. at the Denny’s located at 5142 Triggs Street, just off the 5-Freeway in Commerce, according to the LA County Sheriff’s Department.
The man placed an order at the front counter, pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at the cashier after the register opened, he then reached over the counter and took the money from the register, according to the department.
A similar robbery took place at a Denny’s Restaurant in the city of Orange earlier that day. The suspect is described as a Male Hispanic, between the ages of 30-35, weighing 160 lbs and standing 5’05” tall .
Anyone with information is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s East Los Angeles Station at (323) 264-4151. If you wish to remain anonymous, call “Crime Stoppers” at (800) 222-TIPS (8477). You can also text the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or submit your tip at http://lacrimestoppers.org.