LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Only one week after a bunch of outside diners have been robbed at gunpoint on Melrose Avenue in Fairfax, a second such brazen daylight theft has occurred on the identical stretch of Melrose.
The theft occurred at a clothes retailer at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday within the 7800 block of Melrose Avenue.
In keeping with Los Angeles police, when the masked suspect entered the shop, he was approached by an worker who assumed he was a buyer.
Nonetheless, the suspect as a substitute pointed a handgun on the worker, gave him two white trash baggage and advised him to fill them up with garments, footwear and money.
The worker complied and the suspect ran away, police mentioned.
This comes after two armed men robbed a group of people whereas they have been eating outside at Le Creme Cafe within the 7300 block of Melrose Avenue within the late afternoon hours of Sept. 7. The suspected getaway driver, recognized as 23-year-old Quioness Wilson, was arrested the next day. Nonetheless, the 2 armed robbers stay at massive.
The LAPD has released surveillance video of Tuesday’s theft. The suspect is described as black, 25 to 30 years outdated, 5-foot-7 and weighing 200 kilos. He was carrying a black beanie, a blue surgical masks, a navy blue “LA Rams” hoodie and blue pants.
Anybody with data ought to name LAPD detectives at 213-922-8217.