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Hollenbeck Police Seek Christmas Eve Armed Robber

Police have released photos of a man who robbed a market at knifepoint on Christmas Eve in Boyle Heights.

The robbery occurred around 10:30 a.m. Dec. 24 at a market in the 600 block of South Breed Street, near East Sixth Street, said Officer Rosario Herrera of the Los Angeles Police Department.

The suspect left the store and was last seen riding away on a bicycle, Herrera said.

The suspect is 25 to 35 years old, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 200 pounds. He was wearing a black ski cap, blue bandana, light blue sweater, blue shorts and black and white shoes.

Authorities urged anyone with information to contact Hollenbeck Robbery Detective Miguel Barajas at (323) 342-8991 or (877) LAPD-24-7.