$15K reward offered for string of cell phone robberies in L.A.
Posted: Sep 21 2016 07:45PM PDT
Updated: Sep 21 2016 08:25PM PDT
(FOX 11) -
Los Angeles police need your help in their search for two men caught on surveillance video robbing multiple cell phone businesses.
The men are believed to have robbed fourteen stores since July 16.
At least twelve of the robberies occurred in Central or South Los Angeles.
Police say the men typically walk into a cell phone business and threaten employees with a handgun and demand money.
At times, they demanded cell phones or used a taser during the robberies.
The men are described as 40-to-50-year-old black men, around 6' to 6'2-inches tall and weighing around 170-to-180 pounds.
There's a $15,000 dollar reward for any information leading to their arrest.
Anyone with information about the crimes is asked to contact Detective Freddy Arroyo or Detective Daniel Jaramillo, Robbery Homicide Division, Robbery Special Section detectives at 213-486-6840. 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.