South LA pharmacy robberies: Suspects use wheelchair as a decoy

- A pair of crooks targeting pharmacies preying on the sympathies of their victims. They use a wheelchair to seem vulnerable and then pull out a gun!

A takeover robbery occurred at a pharmacy located on the 11600 block of Wilshire Boulevard.  Armed suspects entered the pharmacy, hopped over the counter and ordered one of the employees to the floor.  The suspects took the money then fled the location in a vehicle described as a charcoal gray 4-door, BMW with a sunroof.

Suspect #1 is described as a 20-year-old male Black, light complexion.  He stands 5 feet 8 inches and weighs approximately 165 pounds. He was wearing a white/black "Adidas" sweater, gray baggy pants, dark beanie and tattoos on neck.  

Suspect #2 is described as a 20-year-old male Black, dark complexion.  He stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 165 pounds.  He was wearing red and blue pattern long sleeved hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, black shoes and tattoos on neck. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Schlegel, West LA Area Detectives at (310) 444-1541.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). 

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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."

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