Robber Threatens to Detonate Bomb - Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles, CA – May 15, 2017

The Hispanic male suspect pictured below entered a retail jewelry store at 2:20 p.m. and pointed a handgun at the employees. He warned them not to activate an alarm or he would detonate a bomb. The suspect placed an electronic charger on top of a showcase, and directed the employees to put jewelry in a bag. He then fled. A police investigation determined that the suspect had entered the same jewelry store, posing as a customer, the day before. The suspect is described as 25-30 years old, 5’7”, 110-125 lbs. and having a dark complexion. If you have information, contact Hollenbeck Area Detectives (LAPD), Robbery Detail at 323-342-8900.