East LA Sheriff’s Detectives Seek Denny’s Armed Robbery Suspect

December 13, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

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.

Denny’s Restaurants in the cities of Orange and Commerce were robbed in the similar fashion on the same day. Surveillance camera images courtesy of 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.

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