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Hollenbeck Detectives Ask for Public’s Help to Locate ShopLifter

Los Angeles Police Department detectives from the Hollenbeck Division yesterday asked for the public’s help in gathering information that would lead to the arrest of a man who stole clothing from a local store.

A surveillance photo of the suspect was released on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of LAPD)

The crime happened at about 5:15pm on Dec. 17, when the man entered the clothing store located on the 1200 block of South Lorena Street. The suspect grabbed several items of clothing from a display rack and ran out of the front door, according to the LAPD.

He then entered a getaway vehicle, described as a tan 1990’s Honda 4-door, and left the area.

He is described only as a male Hispanic who was wearing a green work uniform.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call Los Angeles Police Department’s Hollenbeck Detectives, Detective Adams at (323) 342- 8986. 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 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.